Overview and Usage

Medicine Details 

Brand name:- Docetero

Generic name:- Docetaxel

Manufacturer:- Hetero

Dosage form:- Injection

Strength :- 80mg

Composition ;- Docetaxel

Packaging size:- 1 vial

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

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


Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) injection is an anti-cancer medication used for the treatment of certain cancers (breast, lung, prostate, bladder, head, neck, ovarian, and non-small cell lung cancer).

It is given as an injection by your doctor or nurse. Close monitoring of blood cell count and liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medication. Before taking this medication tell your doctor if you have any heart, liver, or kidney problems.

Pharmacodynamics Of Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg Injection)

Docetaxel is a toxoid antineoplastic agent. It interferes with the normal function of microtubule growth. Docetaxel induced bundles of microtubules throughout the cell cycle and multiple asters of microtubules during mitosis.

Advantages Of Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) 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. Docetero (docetaxel) injection helps to treat this cancer.

Head and neck cancer includes the cancer of the mouth, nose, and throat. Docetero (docetaxel) injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells.

Substitutes Of Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) Injection

  • Chemodoc
  • Docecad
  • Taxuba
  • Zenotere
  • Zytax
  • Docetere

Side Effects Of Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) Injection 

Docetero (docetaxel) injection may cause some unwanted side effects. 

Common Side Effects 

  • Constipation
  • Muscle pain
  • Swelling
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Infection
  • Loss of appetite
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Fever
  • Weight gain
  • Shortness of breath 

Serious Side Effects Of Docetaxel 80mg Injection

  • Chest discomfort
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Anemia
  • Asthenia
  • Neuropathy
  • Dyspnea

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


Missed Dose 

  • In case you miss a dose immediately contact your doctor. Do not double the dosage to make up for the missed dose.


  • Emergency medical treatment is required or contact your doctor in case of an overdose.

Usage Of Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) Injection

Docetero (docetaxel) injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells. This medication is used for the treatment of breast cancer. Docetero (docetaxel) injection is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer which is a type of cancer that affects the lungs. It is also used in the treatment of prostate cancer which is the most common type of cancer in men. This medication also helps in the treatment of gastric cancer and head and neck cancer. 

Warnings Of Crizlak

Before using the Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) injection, inform your doctor about your previous medication.

  •  Contraception 
    • Use reliable methods of contraception to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Children and adolescents 
    • This medicine is not for use in children and adolescents

Warnings For Female

  • Pregnancy 
    •  Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) injection is unsafe during pregnancy. It may cause harm to an unborn baby.
  • Breastfeeding 
    •   Docetero (Docetaxel 80mg) injection is unsafe during breastfeeding.

General Warnings And Precautions

  • This medicine may cause infections. Monitoring of blood cell count and body temperature is necessary.
  • This medication may cause some serious skin reactions.
  • This medicine is not recommended for patients with liver injury
  • This medicine is known to cause nerve damage
  • Avoid driving and using heavy machinery
  • This medicine may cause swelling

Cautionary Labels 

  • Not safe for pregnant women.
  • Not safe during breastfeeding.
  • May decrease blood count
  • May harm liver
  • Do not consume alcohol