Clixel 30mg Paclitaxel Injection Description:
Clixel 30mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
Clixel 30mg 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 Clixel generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/cytotoxic?
Yes, Clixel is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Is Clixel a vesicant?
Clixel is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Is Clixel light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic?
Yes, Clixel is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Does Clixel cause hair loss?
Yes, Clixel may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on Clixel therapy
What is Clixel derived from?
Clixel is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.