Glantax D 80mg Injection

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Gland Pharma Limited

Composition for Glantax D 80mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Breast cancer, Non-small cell lung cancer, Cancer of head and neck
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Lactation
10829.8
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Glantax D Injection

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Uses of Glantax D Injection

Glantax D 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 Glantax D 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 Glantax D Injection

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

How Glantax D Injection works

Glantax d 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 Glantax D Injection

Expert advice for Glantax D 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Glantax D 80mg Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glantax D 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
UNSAFE
Glantax D 80mg Injection is usafe 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 breast feeding is not advisable.
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Driving
It is not known whether Glantax D 80mg Injection alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Glantax D 80mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Glantax D 80mg Injection is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Glantax D 80mg Injection should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glantax D 80mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Glantax D 80mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Docetaxel

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