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Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^

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– Indicated in combination with cisplatin in patients with ovarian carcinoma as first-line treatment.
– Indicated for second line treatment for metastatic carcinoma of the ovary after failure of standard therapy with platinum-containing preparations.
– Indicated as second line treatment in Breast carcinoma as adjuvant treatment of node positive breast carcinoma.
– Taken in combination with cisplatin for Advanced non-small-cell lung carcinoma (NSCLC) treatment.
– Indicated in second line treatment for AIDS-related Kaposi´s sarcoma (KS)

How it works

Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^ by stopping the growth of cells by acting on microtubules that provide structure and movement of the cells.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^

  • Neutropenia severe
  • Difficult or painful urination severe
  • Dizziness when getting up suddenly from a sitting position severe
  • Fever and chills severe
  • Pale skin severe
  • Allergic Skin Reaction severe
  • Mouth ulcers severe
  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Chest discomfort severe
  • Swelling and redness at the injection site
  • Diarrhea
  • Hair loss or thinning of the hair
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Joint pain

Uses of Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^

What is it prescribed for?

  • Ovarian Cancer

    This medicine is used in the treatment of cancer that affects the female reproductive system.

  • Breast Cancer

    This medicine is used in the treatment of breast cancer.

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer which is a type of cancer that affects the lungs.

  • Kaposi's Sarcoma

    This medicine is used in the treatment of Kaposi's Sarcoma which is a type of cancer that develops under the skin in the lining of mouth, nose, and throat.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in less than an hour.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 27 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in the patients with known allergy to Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^ .

  • Neutrophils count

    Not recommended in the patients with neutrophils count less than 1,500 cells/mm3

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Blood cell count

    This medicine may lower the white blood cell count (neutrophils). Close monitoring of blood cell count is necessary. Do not start the treatment if the neutrophils count is less than 1500 cells/mm3.

  • Infections

    The chances of occurring infections are more in the patients receiving this medicine. Hold the chemotherapy and start with the broad-spectrum antibiotics if there are any signs and symptoms of fever. Close monitoring of the body temperature and the blood cell count is necessary.

  • Allergy

    This medicine may cause serious skin reactions. Discontinue the treatment if any symptoms of allergy appear and do not restart.

  • Liver injury

    This medicine is not recommended in the patients with the liver injury. The concentration of this medicine may increase in these patients. The baseline of the liver function tests should be obtained before starting the treatment.

  • Use in men

    Men should not plan for a child when receiving this medicine.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    It is advised not to miss any dose. If you missed any dose, you should contact your doctor immediately.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine severe
  • Diltiazem moderate
  • Atorvastatin moderate
  • Live vaccines severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine is known to cause serious heart conduction abnormalities. Inform the doctor if you have any heart diseases. Close monitoring of low blood pressure and decreased heartbeat is necessary.

General Instructions

This medicine is given in multiple cycles. It is important to receive the every scheduled dose and make a note of next scheduled dose. Close monitoring of blood cells count especially, neutrophils is necessary.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Paclitaxel medac 300mg/50ml solution for infusion ^. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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