Medicine Overview of Jevtana Injection
Uses of Jevtana Injection
Side effects of Jevtana Injection
Nausea, Vomiting, Back pain, Weakness, Reduced blood platelets, Hair loss, Abdominal pain, Decreased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Anemia, Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Blood in urine, Constipation, Cough, Altered taste, Breathing difficulty, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
How to use Jevtana Injection
How Jevtana Injection works
In Depth Information on Jevtana Injection
Expert advice for Jevtana Injection
- Inform your doctor if you have epilepsy (fit), problems with your liver, kidney or if you have undergone radiation treatment or have a history of bleeding of the stomach or intestine or alcohol dependency.
- Always take cabazitaxel along with other steroid medications like prednisolone.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen or drugs that affect blood-clotting such as warfarin, coumarin or clopidogrel before taking cabazitaxel.
- Do not receive any vaccination while on cabazitaxel therapy.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may make you feel dizzy or tired.
- Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to other taxanes, cabazitaxel or any of its ingredients.
- If you are a male patient, you should seek advice on sperm conservation prior to treatment with cabazitaxel as the drug may affect male fertility.
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.
Caution is advised in patients with severe kidney disease and end stage kidney disease as the information available is limited for use of this medicine in these patients.
Use of Jevtana 60mg/ml Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.