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Cytax Paclitaxel 260 mg Injection




Medicine Detail


Brand Name: Cytax
Composition: Paclitaxel 260mg
Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals
Form: Injection
Packing: Pack of 1 Vial
Country of Origin: India

WHAT IS CYTAX INJECTION?

Cytax 260 MG Injection is an anticancer medicine, used in chemotherapy to treat a number of cancers. Primarily it is used in the treatment of breast cancer and ovarian cancer. It is sold under the trade name of Taxol. Cytax 260 MG Injection is categorized as a plant alkaloid, a taxane, and an antimicrotublue agent.

USES OF CYTAX INJECTION:

Cytax Injection is used for Breast cancer, ovarian cancer, advanced non-small cell lung cancer, pancreatic cancer, Aids-related cancer cells, Patients non-responsive to anthracycline-based therapies and other conditions. Cytax Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Cytax Injection contains Paclitaxel as an active ingredient.

Cytax Injection works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

The most commonly reported side-effects of Cytax Injection are nausea, bleeding, loss of sensation in limbs, mild changes in skin or nails, inflammation or sores of the inside area of mouth, and low production of blood cells in bone marrow.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

Cytax 260 MG Injection is a type of irritant that may cause an inflammation of your vein through which it is being given. Other side effects or reactions that you may experience on taking Cytax 260 MG Injection are nausea, vomiting tendency, hair loss, diarrhea, hypersensitivity, mucositis, skin rash, flushing, blurred vision, numbness, dizziness, fever, paleness, difficulty in breathing,cough, sweating, slow or irregular heartbeat and chest pain. 

DRUGS PRECAUTIONS:

Before using Cytax Injection, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert.Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

Avoid using it in case of pregnancy or lactation

Consult your doctor for sperm conservation before consuming paclitaxel

Consult your doctor if you observe allergic reaction after consuming paclitaxel

Do not drive or operate heavy machinery

DRUGS INTERACTIONS:

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Cytax Injection may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that your doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Cytax Injection may interact with the following drugs and products:

Cisplatin

Doxorubicin

Fluorouracil

Ketoconazole

Podophyllum

Rotavirus Vaccine

Strontium-89 chloride

Trastuzumab


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