Genexol PM 30mg Injection

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Genexol PM 30mg Injection

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1 Injection in 1 vial

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Medicine Overview of Genexol PM Injection


Uses of Genexol PM Injection

Genexol PM 30mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.

Side effects of Genexol PM Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Rash, Reduced blood platelets, Upper respiratory tract infection, Urinary tract infection, Bleeding, Anemia, Decreased blood pressure, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Hair loss, Diarrhoea, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).


How to use Genexol PM Injection

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

How Genexol PM Injection works

Genexol pm 30mg injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

In Depth Information on Genexol PM Injection

Expert advice for Genexol PM Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of heart problems, liver problems or low production of blood cells from the bone marrow (myelosupression).
  • Seek immediate medical attention if you observe allergic reactions such as shortness of breath, irregular heart-beats, dizziness, swelling of face or rash; tingling, burning or numbness in finger or toes.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking radiation therapy of the lungs or if you have Kaposi’s sarcoma with a sore or inflamed mouth.
  • Women on this therapy should use two methods of contraception and 3 months after it.
  • Men who are going to use this therapy should not father a child and 3 months post it. They should also seek guidance and counselling on sperm conservation before taking this therapy.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as paclitaxel may cause some dizziness, nausea or tiredness.
  • Paclitaxel is not recommended for children below 18 years.
  • Ensure that you receive anti-allergic medication before the therapy to prevent any allergic response.
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Special precautions for Genexol PM 30mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Genexol PM 30mg 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.
Genexol PM 30mg Injection is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Genexol PM 30mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Should be noted that the formulation contains alcohol. The ability to drive or to use machines may be decreased due to alcohol content of this medicinal product.
There is limited information available on the use of Genexol
PM 30mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Paclitaxel, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Genexol PM 30mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Paclitaxel

Yes, Genexol pm is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Genexol pm is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Yes, Genexol pm is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Yes, Genexol pm may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on Genexol pm therapy
Genexol pm is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.

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