Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:11 am

Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

Uses of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

Oncotaxel 30mg Injection is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Advanced Ovarian Cancer, Breast Cancer, Lung Cancer

Side effects of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

The most common side effects of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection are – Peripheral Neuropathy, Hypotension, Hypertension, Syncope, Abnormal Ecg, Bradycardia, Venous Thrombosis, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Stomatitis, Mucositis, Anemia, Leukopenia, Neutropenia, Bleeding, Joint Pain, Myalgia, Alopecia, Radiation Reactions, Infection, Injection Site Reaction

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

Do not use Oncotaxel 30mg Injection if you are allergic to – Paclitaxel

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Oncotaxel 30mg Injection.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Oncotaxel 30mg Injection works

Oncotaxel 30mg Injection contains – Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel stabilizes microtubules and reduces their dynamicity, promoting mitotic halt and cell death.

Dosage of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

The dosage of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Oncotaxel 30mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

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Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Interaction

Herbs :- Carbamazepine, phenobarbital: Decreased paclitaxel blood level and efficacy.

Cisplatin: Increased bone marrow depression when paclitaxel dose follows cisplatin dose.

Cyclosporine, diazepam, doxorubicin, felodipine, ketoconazole, midazolam: inhibited paclitaxel metabolism and greater risk of toxicity.

Doxorubicin: Increased doxorubicin blood level and toxicity.

Live-virus vaccines: Decreased antibody response to vaccine, increased risk of adverse reactions.

Other antineoplastics: Increased risk of bone marrow depression.

Drug :-diagnostic tests.

Liver function tests: abnormal results.

Triglycerides: increased levels.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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