Taxocare

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Taxocare Products

Taxocare Products are primarily used for

About Taxocare Products

Uses of Taxocare Products

Docetaxel is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer and cancer of head and neck.

Taxocare Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Taxocare are Skin reaction, Nausea, Vomiting, Low blood platelets, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Peripheral neuropathy (tingling and numbness of feet and hand), Hair loss, Diarrhea, Infection, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Constipation, Loss of appetite, Nail disorder, Edema (swelling), Weakness, Febrile neutropenia, Hypersensitivity, Taste change, Breathlessness, Weight loss, Pain, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Muscle pain.

How Taxocare Products work

Docetaxel is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the microtubule structures which help the cancer cells to divide and multiply. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Patient Concerns about Taxocare Products

Frequently asked questions about Taxocare Products

Frequently asked questions about Docetaxel

Q. Does Taxocare cause weight gain?
Yes, Taxocare may cause weight gain. It may occur due to fluid retention which may initially make your feet swell and then gradually it will spread to the whole body. Call your doctor immediately if you notice swelling of feet.
Q. How long do I have to take Taxocare?
You should continue to take Taxocare as long as your doctor advises you. The duration of treatment varies with the type of cancer you have and other factors like your response to treatment. You should usually receive your infusion once every 3 weeks.
Q. Can I drink alcohol while on Taxocare?
Taxocare injection contains alcohol because of which you may experience confusion, stumbling, becoming very sleepy, or feeling like you are drunk. This may impair your ability to drive or use machinery right after receiving it. Hence, you should avoid alcohol during Taxocare therapy, as it may affect you adversely.
Q. What is Taxocare used for?
Taxocare is commonly used for breast cancer, certain types of lung cancer, prostate, stomach, and head and neck cancers. It works by restricting cells from growing and multiplying.
Q. Is Taxocare available in pill form?
No, Taxocare injection comes as a liquid to be given intravenously (into a vein) by a doctor or nurse in a hospital or clinic. It is usually given over 1 hour once every 3 weeks.
Q. What blood tests are required before administration of Taxocare?
Your doctor will ask you to get blood tests every time you have a scheduled dose of Taxocare. You may be asked to have blood tests, such as hemogram and liver function tests, to ensure that you have enough blood cells and that your liver is functioning well enough to receive Taxocare. In case of white blood cells disturbances, you may experience associated fever or infections.
Q. Is hair loss caused by Taxocare irreversible?
Hair loss is a common side effect of Taxocare. Normal hair growth may resume after stopping Taxocare. However, in some cases there is permanent hair loss. Consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding hair loss.
Q. Why is dexamethasone used with Taxocare?
Taxocare may cause fluid retention (swelling in the hands, feet, ankles and legs) as well as severe hypersensitivity reactions. To control such possibilities from occurring all patients are given corticosteroids (dexamethasone) for 3 days starting 1 day prior to Taxocare administration. In case of prostate cancer (metastatic castration-resistant), the recommended regimen is oral dexamethasone given at 12 hours, 3 hours, and 1 hour before the Taxocare infusion.
Q. What type of drug is Taxocare?
Taxocare belongs to the group of anti-cancer medicines called taxoids. It works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

Products for Taxocare

Taxocare 80mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
11566.17
Not Available
Taxocare 120mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
10000
Not Available
Taxocare 20mg Injection
vial of 1 Injection
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MRP
3042.08
Not Available

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