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Paxuba 260mg Injection

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Composition for Paxuba 260mg Injection

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Primary uses of Paxuba 260mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Paxuba Injection

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Uses of Paxuba Injection

Paxuba 260mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.
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Paxuba Injection side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Rash, Low blood platelets, Upper respiratory tract infection, Urinary tract infection, Bleeding, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), 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).

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How to use Paxuba Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer. Paxuba 260mg Injection may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Paxuba Injection works

Paxuba 260mg 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 Paxuba Injection

Expert advice for Paxuba 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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Paxuba Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Paxuba Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Paxuba 260mg 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.
Lactation
UNSAFE
Paxuba 260mg Injection is unsafe 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 breastfeeding is not advisable.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
As there is no reason why you cannot continue driving between courses of Paxuba 260mg Injection but you should remember that this medicine contains some alcohol and it may be unwise to drive
Kidney
SAFE
Paxuba 260mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Paxuba 260mg Injection is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Paxuba 260mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Paxuba 260mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Paxuba 260mg Injection is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Paxuba Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Paxuba 260mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Paxuba Injection

Frequently asked questions about Paclitaxel

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