Docel 120 Mg Injection

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

Docel 120 Mg Injection Information

Docel 120 Mg Injection is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Breast Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Head and neck cancer. The alternative uses of Docel 120 Mg Injection have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Docel 120 Mg Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. 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 Docel 120 Mg Injection side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. Such side effects of Docel 120 Mg Injection normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

Docel 120 Mg Injection's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Docel 120 Mg Injection has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Docel 120 Mg Injection related warnings section.

Docel 120 Mg Injection can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Docel 120 Mg Injection in conditions like Liver Disease, Neutropenia, Infections. Other contraindications of Docel 120 Mg Injection have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Besides this, Docel 120 Mg Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to the above precautions for Docel 120 Mg Injection, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Docel 120 Mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Docel 120 Mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Docel 120 Mg Injection 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


Docel 120 Mg Injection Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Docel 120 Mg Injection is used -

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash

Docel 120 Mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Docel 120 Mg Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Docel. If you are pregnant, do not take Docel without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Docel 120 Mg Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Docel may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Docel 120 Mg Injection on the Kidneys?


    There are no side effects of Docel on the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Docel 120 Mg Injection on the Liver?


    Docel can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Docel 120 Mg Injection on the Heart?


    Using Docel does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Docel 120 Mg Injection with Other Drugs

Docel 120 Mg Injection should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Severe

Moderate



Docel 120 Mg Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Docel 120 Mg Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Docel 120 Mg Injection

  • Is this Docel 120 Mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    Docel 120 Mg Injection does not cause addiction.

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


    After taking Docel 120 Mg Injection you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Docel 120 Mg Injection is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


    No, Docel 120 Mg Injection cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

    No

Docel 120 Mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Docel 120 Mg Injection


    Some foods when eaten with Docel 120 Mg Injection can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Docel 120 Mg Injection


    Taking Docel 120 Mg Injection with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    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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