Doxaz 80mg Injection

Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Doxaz 80mg 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 Doxaz Injection


Uses of Doxaz Injection

Doxaz 80mg 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 Doxaz 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 Doxaz Injection

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

How Doxaz Injection works

Doxaz 80mg 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 Doxaz Injection

Expert advice for Doxaz 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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Doxaz Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Doxaz Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Doxaz 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.
Doxaz 80mg Injection is unsafe to use during lactation. Dat
a 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 Doxaz 80mg Injection alters the abil
ity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Doxaz 80mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney
disease. No dose adjustment of Doxaz 80mg Injection is recommended.
Doxaz 80mg Injection should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxaz 80mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Doxaz Injection

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

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

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