DOCETAXEL (Page 10 of 20)

Prostate Cancer

Combination therapy with docetaxel in patients with prostate cancer

The following data are based on the experience of 332 patients, who were treated with docetaxel 75 mg/m 2 every 3 weeks in combination with prednisone 5 mg orally twice daily (see Table 9).

Table 9: Clinically Important Treatment-Emergent Adverse Reactions (Regardless of Relationship) in Patients with Prostate Cancer Who Received Docetaxel in Combination with Prednisone (TAX327)
Docetaxel 75 mg/m 2 every 3 weeks + prednisone 5 mg twice daily n=332 % Mitoxantrone 12 mg/m 2 every 3 weeks + prednisone 5 mg twice daily n=335 %
Adverse Reaction Any Grade 3/4 Any Grade 3/4
*
Related to treatment
Anemia 67 5 58 2
Neutropenia 41 32 48 22
Thrombocytopenia 3 1 8 1
Febrile neutropenia 3 N/A 2 N/A
Infection 32 6 20 4
Epistaxis 6 0 2 0
Allergic Reactions 8 1 1 0
Fluid Retention * 24 1 5 0
Weight Gain * 8 0 3 0
Peripheral Edema * 18 0 2 0
Neuropathy Sensory 30 2 7 0
Neuropathy Motor 7 2 3 1
Rash/Desquamation 6 0 3 1
Alopecia 65 N/A 13 N/A
Nail Changes 30 0 8 0
Nausea 41 3 36 2
Diarrhea 32 2 10 1
Stomatitis/Pharyngitis 20 1 8 0
Taste Disturbance 18 0 7 0
Vomiting 17 2 14 2
Anorexia 17 1 14 0
Cough 12 0 8 0
Dyspnea 15 3 9 1
Cardiac left ventricular function 10 0 22 1
Fatigue 53 5 35 5
Myalgia 15 0 13 1
Tearing 10 1 2 0
Arthralgia 8 1 5 1

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