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Mitotax Paclitaxel 250 mg Injection




Medicine Detail


Brand Name: Mitotax

Active Ingredient: Paclitaxel 250mg

Manufactured by: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

Form: Injection

Packing: Pack of 1 Vial


WHAT IS MITOTAX  INJECTION?

Mitotax 250 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. Mitotax 250 MG Injection is categorized as a plant alkaloid, a taxane, and an antimicrotubule agent.

USES OF MITOTAX  INJECTION:

Mitotax Injection is used for Ovarian cancer, Breast cancer, Advanced non-small cell lung cancer, Allergic reactions, Pancreatic cancer, Aids related cancer cells, Patients non-responsive to anthracycline based therapies, Severe chronic pain, Acute methanol poisoning, and other conditions.

Mitotax Injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Mitotax Injection contains Dehydrated Alcohol, Paclitaxel and Polyoxyl 35 Castor Oil as active ingredients.

Mitotax Injection works by treating the allergic reactions; stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells in the body; producing degeneration of nerve function for control of chronic pain and inhibiting metabolism of methanol.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

The most commonly reported side-effects of Mitotax Injection are vomiting, nausea, bleeding, loss of sensation in limbs, mild changes in skin or nails, and inflammation or sores of the inside area of mouth.

COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

Mitotax 250 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 Mitotax 250 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.

DRUGS PRECAUTIONS:

Before using Mitotax 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

Exercise caution when driving or operating machinery after receiving this medication

Existing risk of bleeding

Keep away from heat

Keep away from open flames and heat sources

Only for administration by a trained medical professional

Pregnant, planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding

Use of this medication for pain control runs the risk of paralysis if not administered correctly

DRUGS INTERACTIONS:

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Mitotax 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. Mitotax Injection may interact with the following drugs and products:

Anticoagulants

Aspirin

Cisplatin

Clopidogrel

Doxorubicin

Enoxaparin

Fluorouracil

Heparin

Ketoconazole

Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs

Podophyllum

Prasugrel

Rotavirus Vaccine

Sedatives

Strontium-89 chloride

Trastuzumab

Warfarin

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