Taxol 100mg Paclitaxel Injection Description:
Taxol 100mg Injection blocks replication of genetic material (DNA) in the cancer cells. Thus it stops the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.
Taxol 100mg 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 Taxol generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/cytotoxic?
Yes, Taxol is generic/ taxane/ FDA approved/ cytotoxic
Is Taxol a vesicant?
Taxol is usually a vesicant (irritant)
Is Taxol light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic?
Yes, Taxol is light sensitive/ hydrophobic/ cardiotoxic
Does Taxol cause hair loss?
Yes, Taxol may cause hair loss as a side effect. Please inform your doctor about any side effect while you are on Taxol therapy
What is Taxol derived from?
Taxol is derived from bark of the Pacific yew, Taxus brevifolia.
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