Cabazitaxel

Information about Cabazitaxel

Cabazitaxel Uses

Cabazitaxel is used in the treatment of prostate cancer.

How Cabazitaxel works

Cabazitaxel is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.

Common side effects of Cabazitaxel

Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Low blood platelets, Diarrhea, Back pain, Hair loss, Abdominal pain, Blood in urine, Breathing problems, Constipation, Cough, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Loss of appetite, Nausea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Taste change, Vomiting, Weakness
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Available Medicine for Cabazitaxel

JevtanaEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
999991 variant(s)
KabanatNatco Pharma Ltd
120201 variant(s)
CabtanaZydus Cadila
473141 variant(s)
CabapanPanacea Biotec Ltd
199471 variant(s)
CazatDr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
250001 variant(s)
CabaxanIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
110411 variant(s)
ProcabaziGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
111001 variant(s)
Z-TexelBDR Pharmaceuticals Internationals Pvt
126891 variant(s)
JevataxCipla Ltd
360001 variant(s)
CabocytaAlkem Laboratories Ltd
315001 variant(s)

Expert advice for Cabazitaxel

  • Cabazitaxel is given as an infusion into a vein (IV infusion) under the supervision of a doctor only.
  • Do not skip any dose and complete the course as suggested by your doctor.
  • Use an effective method of birth control to avoid pregnancy while taking this medication.
  • You may need to have blood tests to monitor your blood cells, platelets count, liver function and kidney function during treatment.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you notice unusual bruising or bleeding or if you have dark, tarry, or bloody stools and sore throat.

Frequently asked questions for Cabazitaxel

Cabazitaxel

Q. Is Cabazitaxel a vesicant or chemotherapeutic drug?

Cabazitaxel is a chemotherapeutic drug (drug used for the management of cancer). It is, however, not a vesicant (drug which causes severe blisters on the skin).

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