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Five Ways to Cope with Permanent Hair Loss from Taxotere

Patients undergoing chemotherapy are prepared ahead of time for the possible side effects that can accompany their treatment. One of those side effects can be temporary hair loss. Losing one’s hair can be a traumatic experience. Many people on chemotherapy are encouraged by family and friends to look ahead to the future. A future where […]

Can a Pre-Existing Condition Affect My Taxotere Case? 

Taxotere is a chemotherapy drug primarily used to fight cancer, including breast cancer, lung cancer, and stomach cancer. Unfortunately, the drug has been linked to the development of an eye condition called canalicular stenosis. Many cancer patients have been devastated to learn that as they fight for their lives, they are now also having to […]

How Is Taxotere Linked to Canalicular Stenosis?

Taxotere is the brand name of the drug docetaxel, manufactured by pharmaceutical company Sanofi-Aventis. This medication is used during chemotherapy to treat multiple different types of cancer, such as:   ● Lung cancer, including locally advanced lung cancer and metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) ● Breast cancers, including early-stage breast cancer, operable node-positive breast […]

What Documents Do I Need from My Doctor for My Lawsuit?

Sanofi-Aventis is a multi-billion pharmaceutical corporation that develops and manufactures a variety of over-the-counter and prescription drugs. One of these drugs is docetaxel, a chemotherapy drug sold under the brand name Taxotere.    Taxotere was originally approved as a treatment for breast cancer in 1996 and has since been utilized to combat multiple other cancers. […]

Can Taxotere Be Passed to My Family?

Taxotere is a chemotherapeutic agent that works by disrupting a network inside cancer cells that is essential for cell division. By interfering with these microtubules, it causes the cancer cells to die. The drug is given intravenously through an IV placed in the vein. How much you get is determined by your size and the […]

Should My Lawyer Talk with My Doctor? – Part 2

When you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you’re likely already reeling from the shock of the diagnosis and worried about your prognosis. Then, if you’ve also been diagnosed with canalicular stenosis that developed because of Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug you were given, that feels like insult added to injury. To make matters worse, you’ll soon discover […]

Should My Lawyer Talk With My Doctor?

If you or someone you love has experienced harmful side effects as a result of using Taxotere during chemotherapy, you could be owed significant compensation from the manufacturer. When experiencing unexpected side effects due to medication that has been prescribed for you, it is natural to wonder whether you should consult your doctor about the […]

How Do Doctors Diagnose Epiphora?

Epiphora is the medical term for watering eyes. It is a symptom of a condition and not a health condition itself. When you have excessive tear production, the tears can flow onto the face and cause blurry vision. Some people may also experience a discharge from the eye. Constantly wiping the tears can cause redness […]

What Medications Are Harmful with Taxotere?

Taxotere is a chemotherapy medication given in an injectable form. The generic drug is called docetaxel. It is used in the treatment of specific types of cancer, most often breast, lung, prostate, and stomach cancers. The dosage and treatment given depend on the individual’s condition, their response to the medication, and any other underlying medical […]

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Why Choose Hotze Runkle PLLC?

Hotze Runkle PLLC is a national litigation firm based in Texas who is experienced in handling defective drug cases. We personally have researched Taxotere and its unintended effects on its users. We are looking to help the victims of this very dangerous condition and spread awareness to prevent further damage.