What are the Docetaxel Injection 20 mg dosages?
Docetaxel Injection 20 mg 75 mg/m2 supplied intravenously over 1 hour, followed by cisplatin 75 mg/m2 administered over 30-60 minutes every 3 weeks [see Dosage Adjustments During Treatment].
What is the purpose of the docetaxel?
Docetaxel injection is used to treat advanced or metastatic (spread) breast cancer in patients who have previously failed to respond to conventional cancer treatments.
How long does it take for Docetaxel Injection 20 mg to work? Will I start to feel better?
Two to three days after your therapy, your muscles or joints may ache or become painful. This usually goes away within a few days to a week, though it may last a bit longer for some people. It can be excruciatingly unpleasant, necessitating the use of pain relievers or anti-inflammatory medicines like ibuprofen.
Docetaxel Injection 20 mg has a lot of negative effects. What is the most common one?
- febrile neutropenia
- nail disorders
- fluid retention
- vomiting, mucositis, alopecia, skin.
- are among the most common adverse reactions across all TAXOTERE indications. For more details Click Here.
What happens next after Docetaxel Injection 20 mg?
Cabazitaxel and abiraterone have now been approved for the treatment of mCRPC that has progressed during or following docetaxel-based chemotherapy in Canada. In addition, evidence is accruing from studies of other medicines that give a survival benefit in mCRPC but have not yet been licensed in Canada.
Do you get hair loss after using Docetaxel Injection 20 mg?
In most cases, you will lose all of your hair. Your eyelashes and eyebrows, as well as other body hair, may fall out. Hair loss is common after the first or second treatment.
Docetaxel Injection is a type of drug used to treat cancer.
Docetaxel injections are used alone or in conjunction with other drugs to treat certain types of breast, lung, prostate, stomach, and head and neck cancers. Taxanes are a type of medicine that includes docetaxel injections. It functions by preventing cancer cells from growing and spreading.