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