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