DOCETAXEL 20MG INJECTION (TACEEDO)

DOCETAXEL 20MG INJECTION (TACEEDO)

DESCRIPTION

PACKAGE

Brand name:- Taceedo

Generic name :- Docetaxel

Manufacturer:- Miracalus Pharma pvt ltd

Dosage form:- Injection

Strength :- 120mg

Composition:- Docetaxel

Packaging size:- 1 vial

Indication:- Lung, prostate, pancreatic, head and neck, ovarian, breast cancer.

Storage conditions:- Store at room temperature. Protect from heat and light.

Description 

Taceedo (docetaxel) injection is an anti-cancer treatment used for the treatment of lung, prostate, breast cancer, and head and neck cancer. It is given as an injection by your doctor or nurse. It interferes with the growth of cancer cells, which are eventually destroyed by the body. You should take it exactly as your doctor advised. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells in your body. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells and liver function.

Pharmacodynamics of Taceedo (docetaxel)

Docetaxel is an antineoplastic agent that acts by disrupting the microtubular network in cells that is essential for mitotic and interphase cellular functions. It has been evaluated in cancer patients after administration of 20-115mg, following a dose of 70-115mg with an infusion of 1 to 2 hours.

Advantages Of Taceedo (Docetaxel) Injection

  • It helps to treat breast cancer, it relieves the symptoms of breast cancer such as breast lumps. This injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells.
  • Non-small lung cancer affects both smokers as well as non-smokers. Taceedo (docetaxel) injection helps to treat this cancer.
  • This medication decreases or stops the growth of cancer cells by decreasing the amount of testosterone in men.

Taceedo (Docetaxel) Indications 

  • It is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer.
  • It is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic small-cell lung cancer.

Side Effects Of Taceedo (Docetaxel) 

It may cause some unwanted effects and allergic reaction

Common reactions 

  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of appetite
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Weakness
  • Infection
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Vomiting
  • Vision problems
  • Numbness
  • Low red blood cells
  • Liver problems
  • Mouth sore
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Extreme drowsiness

 Serious side effects

  • Toxic death
  • Fluid retention
  • Neurological reactions
  • Eye disorder
  • Acute myeloid leukemia
  • Asthenia
  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hepatotoxicity

Note:- immediately contact your doctor if any of these reactions occur.

Usage Of Taceedo (Docetaxel) 

This medication is used in certain patients with the medical conditions of – bladder cancer, esophageal cancer, ovarian cancer, small-cell cancer, breast, lung, prostate, head and neck cancer. Taceedo is a member of a family of drugs called taxanes. This drug works by slowing cell growth.

 

Warning And Precautions 

Before using taceedo injection, inform your doctor about your previous medication.

  • Avoid driving
  • Monitor blood cell count and temperature frequently
  • Report fever
  • Presence of hepatic impairment
  • Signs of hypersensitivity
  • Risk of acute myeloid leukemia
  • Neurologic reactions
  • Risk of cystoid macular edema

Cautionary labels 

  • May decrease blood count
  • Not safe for pregnant women
  • May harm liver
  • Unsafe to use during breastfeeding
  • Avoid drinking alcohol
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