Mitotax Paclitaxel 300 mg Injection
Brand Name: Mitotax
Active Ingredient: Paclitaxel 300mg
Manufactured by: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
Packing: Pack of 1 Vial
Country of Origin: India
WHAT IS MITOTAX INJECTION?
Mitotax 300 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 300 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 300 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 300 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 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
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:
Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
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