Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection

Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection

iconPrescription Required
1 Injection in 1 vial

Substitutes for Altaxel Nova Injection

Chemotax 30mg Injection
Cytogen Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
₹217.0/ML of Injection
save 86%
Oncotaxel 30mg Injection
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
save 98%
Paclicad 30mg Injection
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹144.96/ML of Injection
save 91%
₹151.33/ML of Injection
save 90%
Gros 30mg Injection
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹262.65/ML of Injection
save 83%

Medicine Overview of Altaxel Nova Injection


Uses of Altaxel Nova Injection

Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Side effects of Altaxel Nova Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Rash, Reduced blood platelets, Upper respiratory tract infection, Urinary tract infection, Bleeding, Anemia, Decreased blood pressure, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Hair loss, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).


How to use Altaxel Nova Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Altaxel Nova Injection works

Altaxel nova 30mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Altaxel Nova Injection

Expert advice for Altaxel Nova Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems, liver problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow (myelosupression).
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you observe allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, irregular heart-beats, dizziness, swelling of face or rash; tingling, burning or numbness in finger or toes.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking radiation therapy of the lungs or if you have Kaposi’s sarcoma with a sore or inflamed mouth.
  • Women on this therapy should use two methods of contraception and 3 months after it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child and 3 months post it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as paclitaxel may cause some dizziness, nausea or tiredness.
  • Paclitaxel is not recommended for children below 18 years.
  • Ensure that you receive anti-allergic medication before the therapy to prevent any allergic response.
video imgplay img
Special precautions for Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Should be noted that the formulation contains alcohol. The ability to drive or to use machines may be decreased due to alcohol content of this medicinal product.
There is limited information available on the use of Altaxel
Nova 30mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Paclitaxel, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Altaxel Nova 30mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Paclitaxel

Yes, Altaxel nova is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Altaxel nova is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Yes, Altaxel nova is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Yes, Altaxel nova may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on Altaxel nova therapy
Altaxel nova is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.

cross img