Maclitaxel Injection

Manufactured by: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Paclitaxel (260 mg)

Prescription Required

171 people have bought this recently

Maclitaxel Injection

Manufactured by: Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Contains / Salt: Paclitaxel (260 mg)

Prescription Required

171 people have bought this recently

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1 Injection in 1 Packet

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Maclitaxel Information

Maclitaxel is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Breast Cancer are some of its major therapeutic uses. Maclitaxel also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Maclitaxel. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. For detailed information on this, read through the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Maclitaxel as well, which are listed below. Such side effects of Maclitaxel normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

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

Maclitaxel can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Maclitaxel in conditions like Liver Disease, Herpes, Heart Disease. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Maclitaxel contraindications section.

Besides this, Maclitaxel may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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

  1. Maclitaxel Benefits & Uses
  2. Maclitaxel Dosage & How to Take
  3. Maclitaxel Side Effects
  4. Maclitaxel Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Maclitaxel with Other Drugs
  6. Maclitaxel Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Maclitaxel
  8. Maclitaxel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Maclitaxel Benefits & Uses

Maclitaxel is used to treat the following -

  1. Breast Cancer Primary
  2. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  3. Lung Cancer
  4. Ovarian Cancer
  5. Vaginal Cancer

Maclitaxel Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Maclitaxel

Paclitaxel

Maclitaxel Side Effects

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

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Weakness
  3. Rash
  4. Bleeding Moderate
  5. Anemia Severe
  6. Decreased blood pressure
  7. Flushing
  8. Peripheral Neuropathy
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  11. Edema Moderate
  12. Hair Loss Mild
  13. Infection
  14. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  15. Fever Mild
  16. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

Maclitaxel Related Warnings

Is the use of Maclitaxel safe for pregnant women?

Maclitaxel 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 Maclitaxel safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Maclitaxel on the Kidneys?

Using Maclitaxel does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Maclitaxel on the Liver?

The liver can be affected by Maclitaxel. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it and consult your doctor. You should restart Maclitaxel only after medical advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Maclitaxel on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Maclitaxel on the heart have been reported.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Maclitaxel with Other Drugs

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

Emtricitabine,Tenofovir,Efavirenz

    Ketoconazole

    Maclitaxel Contraindications

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

    1. Liver Disease
    2. Herpes
    3. Heart Disease
    4. Peripheral Neuropathy
    5. Infections

    Frequently asked Questions about Maclitaxel

    Is this Maclitaxel habit forming or addictive?

    Forming a habit of Maclitaxel has not been reported.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

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

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Maclitaxel only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Maclitaxel is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

    Maclitaxel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Maclitaxel

    Taking Maclitaxel with food does not harm your health.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Maclitaxel

    Taking Maclitaxel with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

    Severe
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

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