Docel 80mg Injection

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RPG Life Sciences Ltd

Composition for Docel 80mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck
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Medicine Overview of Docel Injection

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Uses of Docel Injection

Docel 80mg Injection is used in the treatment of Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck and Prostate cancer.
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Side effects of Docel Injection

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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.

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How to use Docel Injection

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

How Docel Injection works

Docel 80mg injection works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

In Depth Information on Docel Injection

Expert advice for Docel 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Docel 80mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Docel 80mg 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.
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Lactation
Docel 80mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Docel 80mg Injection alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Docel 8
0mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Docel 80mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Docetaxel

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