Docax

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  • Manufactured by: Neon Laboratories Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Docetaxel (120 mg)
  • Storage: Store in a refrigerator between 2ºC and 8ºC. Do not freeze. Protect from direct light.

Docax Information

Docax is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Breast Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Head and neck cancer. Secondary and off-label uses of Docax have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Docax depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

While these are the most often observed Docax side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Docax go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

It is also important to note that Docax has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. In addition, Docax's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Docax related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Liver Disease, Neutropenia, Infections must refrain from the use of Docax since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Docax contraindications lists all such conditions.

Additionally, Docax may also adversely react with other medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Docax, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Docax Benefits & Uses

Docax is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Docax Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: 60 mg/m2 IV over 1 hour repeat treatment every 3 weeks
Geriatric
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: 60 mg/m2 IV over 1 hour repeat treatment every 3 weeks


Docax Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Docax is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash

Docax Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Docax safe for pregnant women?


    Docax can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Docax safe during breastfeeding?


    Docax should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Docax on the Kidneys?


    Docax is completely safe for kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Docax on the Liver?


    Docax may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Docax on the Heart?


    You can take Docax without any fear of damage to the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Docax with Other Drugs

Docax should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Docax Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Docax unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Docax

  • Is this Docax habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Docax is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    You may feel sleepy or tired after taking Docax. So it is best to avoid driving.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Docax only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Docax is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Docax Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Docax


    When consumed with certain foods, Docax may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Docax


    Consuming Docax with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.

    Severe


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience


References

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 866

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Docetaxel (docetaxel)

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Taxotere (docetaxel)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Oncotaxel (docetaxel)



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