Chemodoc 120mg Injection

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Chemodoc 120mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck
3 ml in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Chemodoc Injection


Uses of Chemodoc Injection

Chemodoc 120mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, cancer of head and neck and prostate cancer.

Side effects of Chemodoc Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle pain, Hair loss, Hypersensitivity, Loss of appetite, Infection, Diarrhoea, Anemia, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Altered taste, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Febrile neutropenia, Neuropathy.


How to use Chemodoc Injection

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

How Chemodoc Injection works

Chemodoc 120mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Chemodoc Injection

Expert advice for Chemodoc Injection

  • Before docetaxel is administered to you, ensure that all the blood tests and liver-function tests have been adequately performed.
  • Inform your doctor before taking docetaxel if you suffer from alcohol dependence or liver impairment as this medicine contains alcohol (ethanol).
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may cause dizziness.
  • Consult your doctor if you intend to have a child during and 6 months after docetaxel treatment, as it may affect fertility.
  • Inform your doctor before taking docetaxel if you have heart, kidney or liver problems, abnormal liver function, swelling or fluid retention in the body, weakened immune system, infections, problems with bone-marrow, low platelet or white blood cell count, or if you have previously received radiation therapy.
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Chemodoc Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Chemodoc Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Chemodoc 120mg 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.
Chemodoc 120mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation.
Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby, or the mother is suffering from a condition in which breastfeeding is not advisable.
It is not known whether Chemodoc 120mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Chemodoc 120mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Chemodoc 120mg Injection is recommended.
Chemodoc 120mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Chemodoc 120mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Chemodoc Injection

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

Chemodoc belongs to the taxane class of drugs. It is not an anthracycline derivative
Yes. Since, Chemodoc kills the cancer cells in the body; it is regarded as a cytotoxic agent
Chemodoc may cause hair loss, bone pain or weight gain due to fluid retention. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Chemodoc is derived from the bark of the yew tree found in the pacific region
Yes. Chemodoc is approved by the USFDA.

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