Taxotere®

Taxotere Bellwether Trials Set to Begin May 2019


The District Judge overseeing the entirety of the federal litigation over permanent hair loss from the controversial breast cancer drug has scheduled a series of five Taxotere bellwether trials to begin in May 2019. These early test trials will help each party evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses in the thousands of cases within...

Taxotere Permanent Hair Loss Timeline


Taxotere® Hair Loss And Lawsuits Timelines Taxotere (docetaxel) is one of the most popular chemotherapy drugs in the United States due to its efficacy in treating cancer of the breast, stomach, lung, prostate, head, and neck. Like any chemotherapy medication, Taxotere is associated with a wide range of unpleasant and uncomfortable side effects, including hair...

Emotional Effects of Taxotere Hair Loss


Taxotere® Permanent Hair Loss Can Cause Negative Emotional And Psychological Effects Taxotere (docetaxel) is a popular chemotherapy drug made by French pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis and used to treat breast cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, doctors in the United States diagnose approximately 300,000 new cases of breast cancer each year. Taxotere is the most-prescribed...

How to Minimize Hair Loss While on Taxotere®


Methods To Minimize Hair Loss While On Taxotere® Chemotherapy TreatmentManufactured and marketed by Sanofi-Aventis and approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996, Taxotere® (docetaxel) is a popular chemotherapy drug used to treat breast, prostate, advanced stomach, head and neck, and non-small cell lung cancers.Taxotere is the most prescribed drug in its class, used to...

Preventing Infections & Interactions While on Taxotere®


How Taxotere® Patients Can Prevent Drug Interactions And Serious InfectionsThe chemotherapy drug docetaxel, known by the trade name Taxotere®, is the subject of numerous hair loss lawsuits. However, the medication is still widely prescribed and used to treat cancer patients nationwide. In an effort to ensure that all patients stay informed of all the risks of potentially dangerous...

Manufacturer Warnings for Chemotherapy Drug Taxotere®


Drugmaker Issues Taxotere® Warnings, Precautions, And Uses You may already be aware that patients have suffered permanent hair loss after taking Taxotere®. As women who have undergone Taxotere treatment are increasingly coming forward, it's a good idea to be aware of the full risks and benefits of taking this chemotherapy medication. In this article, we explore the recommended uses...

Taxotere® Drug Warnings and Patient Information


Important Drug Use Information For Patients Taking Taxotere®Although women are most likely to be prescribed Taxotere® due to their higher rate of breast cancer, the drug can be taken by both genders and used in patients of all ages, including pediatric cancer sufferers. The drug is administered as an intravenous (IV) infusion while under hospital or...

Taxotere® Chemotherapy Drug Causes Permanent Baldness


Patients Filing Lawsuits After Taxotere® Causes Permanent BaldnessWomen who have overcome breast cancer have fought through significant battles, including surgeries, radiation, chemotherapy, and many terrible side effects. While many women are able to recover and live long and healthy lives as a result of cancer treatment, some will be permanently reminded of their cancer battle due...