Cytax 260mg Paclitaxel Injection Description:
Cytax 260mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
Cytax 260mg 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 Cytax generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/cytotoxic?
Yes, Cytax is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Is Cytax a vesicant?
Cytax is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Is Cytax light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic?
Yes, Cytax is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Does Cytax cause hair loss?
Yes, Cytax may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on Cytax therapy
What is Cytax derived from?
Cytax is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.