Taxotere

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  • Manufactured by: Sanofi India Ltd
  • Contains / Salt: Docetaxel (20 mg)
  • Storage: Store in a refrigerator between 2ºC and 8ºC. Do not freeze. Protect from direct light.

Taxotere Information

Taxotere, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. It is typically used for the treatment of Breast Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Head and neck cancer. Secondary and off-label uses of Taxotere have also been mentioned below.

The right dosage of Taxotere depends on the age, gender, and medical history of the patient. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Taxotere as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Taxotere are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Taxotere's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. In addition, Taxotere's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Taxotere related warnings section.

Taxotere is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Liver Disease, Neutropenia, Infections are examples of such conditions. The section on Taxotere contraindications lists all such conditions.

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

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Taxotere is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Taxotere Benefits & Uses

Taxotere is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Taxotere 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


Taxotere Side Effects

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

Severe

Moderate

Mild

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rash

Taxotere Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Taxotere safe for pregnant women?


    Taxotere 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 Taxotere safe during breastfeeding?


    Taking Taxotere may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Taxotere should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

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


    Taxotere is completely safe for kidneys.

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


    Taxotere 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 Taxotere on the Heart?


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

    Safe


Severe Interaction of Taxotere with Other Drugs

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

Severe

Moderate



Taxotere Contraindications

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



Frequently asked Questions about Taxotere

  • Is this Taxotere habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Taxotere.

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


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Taxotere can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Taxotere 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?


    Taxotere is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

    No

Taxotere Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Taxotere


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

    Mild
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Taxotere


    Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Taxotere as it can have severe side effects.

    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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