Daxotel 120mg Injection

Daxotel 120mg Injection

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Introduction

Daxotel 120mg Injection is an anti-cancer medication used for the treatment of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer, prostate cancer and cancers of head and neck.

It is given as an injection by a qualified medical professional. Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

Infection and decrease blood cell count are some common side effects of this medicine. It may also cause serious side effects such as swelling of hands, lips, hair loss, and weight gain. To reduce these side effects your doctor may suggest some medication along with it. But, inform your doctor if you notice unexplained bruising or bleeding, sore throat, mouth ulcers, high temperature (fever). This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells and liver function. Your doctor may get regular blood tests done to monitor your blood cells and liver function during treatment with this medicine.

Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have heart disease, liver, or kidney problems or are taking any medicines to treat infections. Many other medicines can affect, or be affected by, this medicine so let your doctor know all medications you are using. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. The use of effective contraception by both males and females during treatment is important to avoid pregnancy.

Uses of Daxotel Injection

Side effects of Daxotel Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Daxotel

  • Breathlessness
  • Constipation
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Infection
  • Loss of appetite
  • Muscle pain
  • Nail disorder
  • Pain
  • Weakness

How to use Daxotel Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Daxotel Injection works

Daxotel 120mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the microtubule structures which help the cancer cells to divide and multiply. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Daxotel 120mg Injection.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Daxotel 120mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

UNSAFE
Daxotel 120mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Data suggests that the drug may cause toxicity to the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Daxotel 120mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Daxotel 120mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Daxotel 120mg Injection is recommended.

Liver

CAUTION
Daxotel 120mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Daxotel 120mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.