Brand name – Docel

Generic name – Docetaxel

Manufacture – RPG Pharma

Strength – 120/20mg

Dosage – Injection

Composition – Docetaxel

Indication – Breast cancer

Storage – at a cool place

Overview Of Docel 120mg Injection

Docel 120mg injection treats breast cancer. Sometimes it also treats non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer, and cancer in the head and neck. Docetaxel is used alone or with a combination of other cancer medicines to treat cancer cells. The patients should follow the doctor’s prescription for better results.


Docel 120mg injection belongs to the medicine called taxanes. It is a taxoid antineoplastic agent and promotes the assembly of microtubules by preventing depolymerization from tubulin dimers and stabilizing microtubules. This will inhibition of the normal dynamic reorganization of the microtubule network which is essential for vital interphase and mitotic cellular functions. Docetaxel may take a few weeks or months to show the benefits or as per the patient’s overall health. However, the patients should discuss the benefits and risks of Docetaxel.

Side Effects Of Docel 120mg Injection

Docel 120mg injection has some side effects, if given below symptoms are visible in patients, consult the doctor.

  • Increased eye tearing
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Change in taste
  • Tiredness
  • Muscle pain
  • Joint pain
  • Hair loss
  • Nail changes
  • Blistering skin
  • Tingling in hand and feet
  • Weakness
  • Loss or blurred vision
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Fever

If the above symptoms are seen in the patient’s body, consult with the doctor for further guidance. Do not ignore the above-mentioned symptoms because this medicine has severe side effects or it may increase the chance of bone fracture.


Docetaxel is taken in the vein only or as per the doctor’s prescription. Patients should strictly follow the doctor’s prescribed medicine to get better results soon. Docetaxel has very severe side effects or it may damage the patient’s organs if patients take Docetaxel in the wrong way.

Missed Dose

The patients should not miss any dose. If any doses are missed, do not take the missed dose at the time of the next dose and consult the doctor.


If the patient has taken an overdose by mistake, contact your healthcare provider or doctor and they will provide you medical attention.

Missing or overdosing will impact the overall health of the patients and may also have side effects. So, the patients should follow the prescription of the doctor strictly.



The patients should consult with the doctor about the past or current medicines that are taking or had taken whether it is prescribed or non-prescribed, herbal, or vitamins. Docetaxel may react with those medicines and affect the mechanisms.

Pregnant women are not recommended to take this injection. Breastfeeding women consult with the doctor before taking it.

At the beginning of treatment inform the doctor about the previous medical conditions or ongoing if there are any such as:

-Liver problem

-Heart problem

-Kidney problem

-Lung problem