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Docepar 80 mg Injection

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Composition for Docepar 80 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Docepar 80 mg Injection

Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck
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10700
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Docepar Injection

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Uses of Docepar Injection

Docepar 80 mg 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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Docepar Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Docepar are Nerve damage, Fluid retention, Muscle pain, Vomiting, Weakness, Nausea, Infection, Difficulty in swallowing, Loss of appetite, Hair loss, Diarrhoea, Skin reaction, Breathing difficulty.

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How to use Docepar Injection

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

How Docepar Injection works

Docepar 80 mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the microtubule structures which help the cancer cells to divide and multiply. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

In Depth Information on Docepar Injection

Expert advice for Docepar 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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Docepar Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Docepar Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Docepar 80 mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Docepar 80 mg 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.
Driving
It is not known whether Docepar 80 mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
SAFE
Docepar 80 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Docepar 80 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Docepar 80 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Docepar 80 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Docepar Injection

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

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

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