Taxotere – Docetaxel 20mg Injection
International Name :
Taxotere 20mg Injection
Active Ingredient :
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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Taxotere 20mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication used for the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer and cancers of head and neck. Taxotere 20mg Injection contains Docetaxel. It works by slowing down cell growth. It is a cytotoxic agent, i.e., it prevents the cancer cells from rapidly dividing and spreading.
Taxotere 20mg Injection is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.
Uses of Taxotere Injection:
- Breast cancer.
- Non-small cell lung cancer.
- Prostate cancer.
- Cancer of head and neck.
Benefits of Taxotere Injection:
In Breast cancer
Taxotere 20mg Injection helps to treat breast cancer and it may be used alone or in combination with other medicines or treatment modalities like chemotherapy. It relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps, bloody discharge from nipples or changes in the shape or texture of the breast. Taxotere 20mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. Discuss with your doctor if any of the side effects bother you.
In Non-small cell lung cancer
Non-small cell lung cancer is one of the major kinds of lung cancer and it affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Taxotere 20mg Injection helps treat non-small cell lung cancer and may be given alone or in combination with other medicines. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.
In Prostate cancer
Prostate gland is a small walnut-sized gland that produces a fluid called seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperms in males. The most common symptom of prostate cancer is difficulty with urination, but sometimes there are no symptoms at all. Taxotere 20mg Injection decreases or stops the growth of cancer cells by decreasing the amount of testosterone (natural hormone in males) in men. This also relieves difficulty in passing urine and makes it easier for you to urinate.
In Cancer of head and neck
Head and neck cancer includes cancer of the mouth, nose, sinuses or throat. Taxotere 20mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is an effective medicine but it has some bothersome side effects. Therefore, you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Side Effects of Taxotere Injection:
Common side effects of Taxotere: –
- Edema (swelling).
- Loss of appetite.
- Muscle pain.
- Nail disorder.
How to use Taxotere Injection:
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Taxotere Injection works?
Taxotere 20mg Injection 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.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Taxotere 20mg Injection.
Taxotere 20mg Injection is considered unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks.
Taxotere 20mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.
It is not known whether Taxotere 20mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Taxotere 20mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Taxotere 20mg Injection is recommended.
Taxotere 20mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Taxotere 20mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.