FAQs ABOUT TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION
What is TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION used for?
TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION is used in the treatment of breast cancer, special forms of lung cancer (non-small cell lung cancer), prostate cancer, gastric (stomach) cancer and/or head and neck cancer in affected individuals.
How TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION works?
TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION works by interfering with the microtubule structures in the cell (substance which aids cancer cells to divide and multiply) thus inhibiting the growth of cancer cells and preventing its spread in affected individuals.
What are the most common side effects of receiving TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION?
The most common side effects of receiving TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION are infection, hair loss, headache, loss of appetite, indigestion, nausea, vomiting and/or constipation. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsen.
How to administer TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION?
TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into a vein as an intravenous infusion. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
No, TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION is not recommended for use during pregnancy unless it is clearly necessary. Women of child-bearing potential should use effective contraception method while receiving TAXOCARE 20MG INJECTION. It is also not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before receiving the medicine.