Taxotere 20mg Injection Description:
Taxotere 20mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
Taxotere 20mg Injection is used in the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, cancer of head and neck and prostate cancer.
Nausea, Vomiting, Muscle pain, Hair loss, Hypersensitivity, Loss of appetite, Infection, Diarrhoea, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Altered taste, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Febrile neutropenia, Neuropathy.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Is Taxotere 20mg a taxane?
Taxotere 20mg belongs to the taxane class of drugs. It is not an anthracycline derivative
Is Taxotere 20mg cytotoxic?
Yes. Since, Taxotere 20mg kills the cancer cells in the body; it is regarded as a cytotoxic agent
Does Taxotere 20mg cause hair loss
Taxotere 20mg may cause hair loss, bone pain or weight gain due to fluid retention. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Where does Taxotere 20mg come from?
Taxotere 20mg is derived from the bark of the yew tree found in the pacific region
Is Taxotere 20mg FDA approved?
Yes. Taxotere 20mg is approved by the USFDA.
Generic Alternatives or Substitute Brands for Taxotere 20mg
Taxotere 20mg is available in other strength