Taxotere Vial Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Anemia
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Decreased Neutrophils A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Decreased White Blood Cells
  • Disorder Of Nerve
  • Hair Loss
  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Infection
  • Throat Irritation

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Peeling Of Skin
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Feeling Weak
  • Fever
  • Fingernail And/Or Toenail Disease
  • Loss Of Appetite
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain
  • Painful, Red Or Swollen Mouth
  • Rash
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Taste Problems
  • Throwing Up
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Water Retention
  • Widening Of Blood Vessels

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Low Blood Pressure
  • High Alanine Transaminase Level
  • High Amount Of Bilirubin In The Blood
  • High Aspartate Transaminase Level
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Esophagus
  • Severe Redness Of The Skin
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Tingling, Pain, Redness And Edema Of Hands And Feet

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Difficulty Swallowing
  • Disorder Of The Peripheral Nerves That Cause Movement
  • Dizzy
  • Excessive Watery Eyes
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Nosebleed
  • Pink Eye
  • Puffy Skin
  • Red Eyes
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Heart Electrical Signals
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythm
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Bleeding
  • Blocked Bowels With Decreased Peristaltic Movement
  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Bone Marrow Disorders Occurring Before Leukemia
  • Bronchospasm
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Extreme Loss Of Body Water
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Hepatitis
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hole In The Intestine
  • Inflammation Of A Vein
  • Insufficient Blood Supply To The Colon
  • Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Kidney Failure
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Low Amount Of Sodium In The Blood
  • Lung Embolism
  • Lung Failure Causing Loss Of Breath
  • Lung Fibrosis
  • Lung Tissue Problems
  • Lupus-Like Syndrome
  • Macular Swelling And Degeneration Of The Eye
  • Pneumonia
  • Pseudoscleroderma
  • Radiation Recall Syndrome
  • Rapid Onset Of Fluid In The Lungs
  • Seizures
  • Serious Blood Clotting Problem
  • Severely Low Blood Pressure
  • Small And Large Intestine Inflammation
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • Stomach Or Intestine Blockage
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
  • Unpredictable Severe Constricting Chest Pain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Sensations Of The Skin
  • Blood Clot In Vein
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Tightness
  • Confused
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Feeling Faint
  • Lymphedema
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus

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