Daxotel 120mg Injection

Fresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd

Composition for Daxotel 120mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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

Medicine Overview of Daxotel Injection


Uses of Daxotel Injection

Daxotel 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 Daxotel 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 Daxotel Injection

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

How Daxotel Injection works

Daxotel 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 Daxotel Injection

Expert advice for Daxotel 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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Daxotel Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Daxotel Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Daxotel 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.
Daxotel 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 Daxotel 120mg Injection alters the a
bility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Daxotel 120mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Daxotel 120mg Injection is recommended.
Daxotel 120mg Injection should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Daxotel 120mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Daxotel Injection

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

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

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