Docenat

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

Docenat Information

Docenat is a prescription medicine that is available as a Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Breast Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Head and neck cancer. Docenat also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

The optimal dosage of Docenat is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Docenat as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Docenat are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Docenat is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Docenat's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Docenat related warnings section.

Docenat is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Liver Disease, Neutropenia, Infections as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Docenat have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug reaction of Docenat with other medicines has been reported. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Docenat is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Docenat Benefits & Uses

Docenat is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Docenat 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


Docenat Side Effects

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

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash

Docenat Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Docenat safe for pregnant women?


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

    Severe
  • Is the use of Docenat safe during breastfeeding?


    Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Docenat. It should only be taken after medical advice.

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


    Docenat is completely safe for kidneys.

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


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Docenat. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

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


    There are no any side effects of Docenat for the heart.

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Docenat with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Docenat Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Docenat

  • Is this Docenat habit forming or addictive?


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

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


    After taking Docenat, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Docenat can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but consume Docenat only on doctor's advice.

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


    There is no benefit of taking Docenat for mental disorders.

    No

Docenat Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Docenat


    Taking Docenat with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Docenat


    Consumption of alcohol and Docenat together may have severe 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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