BD-Taxel 100mg Paclitaxel Injection Description:
BD-Taxel 100mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
BD-Taxel 100mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer and pancreatic cancer.
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).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is BD-Taxel generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/cytotoxic?
Yes, BD-Taxel is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Is BD-Taxel a vesicant?
BD-Taxel is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Is BD-Taxel light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic?
Yes, BD-Taxel is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Does BD-Taxel cause hair loss?
Yes, BD-Taxel may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on BD-Taxel therapy
What is BD-Taxel derived from?
BD-Taxel is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.
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