Zupaxel

Manufactured by: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Contains / Salt: Paclitaxel (30 mg)

Prescription Required

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Zupaxel

Manufactured by: Zuventus Healthcare Ltd

Contains / Salt: Paclitaxel (30 mg)

Prescription Required

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Zupaxel Information

Zupaxel is a prescription drug, available for use as Injection. Breast Cancer are some of its major therapeutic uses. Zupaxel 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 Zupaxel. 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.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Zupaxel can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Normally, these side effects of Zupaxel 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.

Zupaxel's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. Warnings related to Zupaxel's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

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

Additionally, Zupaxel may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Zupaxel is not safe while driving, and is is not addictive in nature.

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

Zupaxel Benefits & Uses

Zupaxel 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

Zupaxel Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Zupaxel

Paclitaxel

Zupaxel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Zupaxel 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)

Zupaxel Related Warnings

Is the use of Zupaxel safe for pregnant women?

Zupaxel shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Zupaxel safe during breastfeeding?

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

Severe

What is the effect of Zupaxel on the Kidneys?

Using Zupaxel does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Zupaxel on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Zupaxel. 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 Zupaxel on the Heart?

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

Mild

Severe Interaction of Zupaxel with Other Drugs

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

Emtricitabine,Tenofovir,Efavirenz

    Ketoconazole

    Zupaxel Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Zupaxel 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 Zupaxel

    Is this Zupaxel habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Zupaxel.

    No

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

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

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

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

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Zupaxel in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

    Zupaxel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Zupaxel

    Taking Zupaxel with food does not cause any problems.

    Safe

    Interaction between Alcohol and Zupaxel

    Taking Zupaxel 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

    References

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