WHAT IS INTAXEL INJECTION?
Intaxel 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. Intaxel 260 MG Injection is categorized as a plant alkaloid, a taxane and a antimicrotublue agent.
USES OF INTAXEL INJECTION:
Intaxel Injection is used for Ovarian cancer, Breast cancer, Advanced non-small cell lung cancer, Pancreatic cancer, Aids related cancer cells, Patients non-responsive to anthracycline based therapies and other conditions. Intaxel Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Intaxel Injection contains Paclitaxel as an active ingredient.
Intaxel Injection works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body.
POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:
The most commonly reported side-effects of Intaxel 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:
Intaxel 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 Intaxel 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. In certain adverse cases, it may cause major arthralgia, myalgia.
Before using Intaxel 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
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Intaxel 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 you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Intaxel Injection may interact with the following drugs and products: