DTAXANE 80MG INJECTION

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for DTAXANE 80MG INJECTION

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Primarily used for

Breast Cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, cancer of head and neck
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
10500
₹10500.0/injection
1 injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of DTAXANE INJECTION

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Uses of DTAXANE INJECTION

Dtaxane 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 DTAXANE INJECTION

Common

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 DTAXANE INJECTION

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

How DTAXANE INJECTION works

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

In Depth Information on DTAXANE INJECTION

Expert advice for DTAXANE 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for DTAXANE 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
Dtaxane 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
CAUTION
Dtaxane 80mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for DTAXANE 80MG INJECTION

Frequently asked questions for Docetaxel

Q. Is docetaxel a taxane, anthracycline derivative?
Docetaxel belongs to the taxane class of drugs. It is not an anthracycline derivative
Q. Is docetaxel cytotoxic?
Yes. Since, docetaxel kills the cancer cells in the body; it is regarded as a cytotoxic agent
Q. Does docetaxel cause hair loss, weight gain or bone pain?
Docetaxel 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 docetaxel come from?
Docetaxel is derived from the bark of the yew tree found in the pacific region
Q. Is docetaxel FDA approved?
Yes. Docetaxel is approved by the USFDA.
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