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Docetere 20 mg Injection

Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Docetere 20 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Docetere 20 mg Injection

Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck
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Lactation
MRP
3840.8
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Docetere Injection

Uses of Docetere Injection

Docetere 20 mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, cancer of head and neck and prostate cancer.

Docetere Injection side effects

Common

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

How to use Docetere Injection

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

How Docetere Injection works

Docetere 20 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 Docetere Injection

Expert advice for Docetere 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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Docetere Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Docetere Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Docetere 20 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
Docetere 20 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 Docetere 20 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
Docetere 20 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Docetere 20 mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Docetere 20 mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Docetere 20 mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Docetere Injection

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

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