TAXOTERE 80MG INJECTION

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Composition FOR TAXOTERE 80mg injection

Docetaxel(80mg)

food interaction for TAXOTERE injection

alcohol interaction for TAXOTERE injection

pregnancy interaction for TAXOTERE injection

lactation interaction for TAXOTERE injection

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Taxotere 80mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Taxotere 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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Taxotere 80mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR TAXOTERE 80mg injection

Docetaxel(80mg)

Taxotere injection uses

Taxotere 80mg injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, cancer of head and neck and prostate cancer.

How taxotere injection works

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

Common side effects of taxotere injection

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.

SUBSTITUTES FOR TAXOTERE injection

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  • DOCETERE 80MG INJECTION
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    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
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  • ZYTAX 80MG INJECTION
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  • DOCEZAP 80MG INJECTION
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  • DOCETRUST 80MG INJECTION
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    Panacea Biotec Ltd
    Rs. 5666.65/ML of injection
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Expert advice FOR TAXOTERE 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.

Frequently asked questions FOR TAXOTERE 80mg injection

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 02 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)