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