CYTAX 300MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR CYTAX 300mg injection

Paclitaxel(300mg)

food interaction for CYTAX injection

alcohol interaction for CYTAX injection

pregnancy interaction for CYTAX injection

lactation interaction for CYTAX injection

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cytax 300mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cytax 300mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Cytax 300mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR CYTAX 300mg injection

Paclitaxel(300mg)

Cytax injection uses

Cytax 300mg injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

How cytax injection works

Cytax 300mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Common side effects of cytax 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).

SUBSTITUTES FOR CYTAX injection

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  • MITOTAX 300MG INJECTION
    (1 ML injection in vial)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 10875.20/ML of injection
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  • CLIXEL 300MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 11014.50/injection
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    Rs. 11014.50
    pay 5377% more per injection
  • ZUPAXEL 300MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Zuventus Healthcare Ltd
    Rs. 10279.80/injection
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    Rs. 10279.80
    pay 5012% more per injection
  • BEVETEX 300MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 33903.70/injection
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    Rs. 33903.70
    pay 16760% more per injection
  • ALTAXEL NOVA 300MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 11639.80/injection
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    Rs. 11639.80
    pay 5688% more per injection

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Expert advice FOR CYTAX 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR CYTAX 300mg injection

Paclitaxel

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 25 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)