Paclitaxel

 

 

General Persian name: Paklitaxel

General English name: Paclitaxel

Brand: Onxol, Taxol

Application: Cancer

 

 

Pharmacological forms of paclitaxel

Paclitaxel Drug Information

The correct amount and method of taking Paclitaxel

Contraindications to paclitaxel

Taking paclitaxel during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of Paclitaxel on driving

Paclitaxel drug interaction

Side effects of paclitaxel

Side effects of Paclitaxel overdose (paclitaxel poisoning)

Storage conditions of Paclitaxel

 

 

 

Pharmacological forms of paclitaxel

Injectable solution

 

Paclitaxel Drug Information

Paclitaxel is used to treat some cancers. Paclitaxel is a chemotherapy drug that works by slowing down the growth of cancer cells.

 

The correct amount and method of taking Paclitaxel

  • Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with this medicine. This brochure will help you to get information about the drug and its possible side effects.
  • The dose and amount of Paclitaxel varies from person to person; Use the medicine exactly as your doctor advised.
  • This medicine is injected intravenously under the supervision of a doctor.
  • The dose of paclitaxel and the course of treatment with this drug depend on the patient's weight and its effectiveness for the patient.

 

Contraindications to paclitaxel

  • Pay attention to the expiration date of Paclitaxel and do not take it if your medicine has expired.
  • Never give Paclitaxel to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.
  • Check for paclitaxel drug interactions, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Taking paclitaxel during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Taking paclitaxel may be harmful to the fetus.

 

The effect of Paclitaxel on driving

Paclitaxel can cause symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness or drowsiness. If you have these symptoms, avoid driving.

 

 Paclitaxel drug interaction

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Paclitaxel may interact with some medicines, including some live vaccines (such as BCG), clozapine, immunosuppressants (such as fingolimod, natalizumab, afalizumab, ocrelizumab).

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking paclitaxel:

  • If you are pregnant, planning to have a baby, or if you are breast-feeding.
  • If you have heart problems (eg heart disease, heart failure, irregular heartbeat).
  • If you have liver problems.
  • If you have a blood problem (such as the number of white blood cells).
  • In a voice where the function of your bone marrow cells is impaired.
  • If you have a blood pressure problem.
  • If you have recently had an infection.
  • If you have a history of marijuana or alcohol use.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of an allergic reaction to a drug.

 

Side effects of paclitaxel

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some side effects may occur if you take more than the dose of this medicine. If any of these side effects occur, your doctor should be informed:

  • Nausea
  • Vomit
  • Diarrhea
  • Mouth ulcers
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • insomnia
  • Burning of hands and feet
  • Vertigo
  • Drowsiness
  • hair loss
  • heart beat
  • Fatigue, weakness, abdominal pain, symptoms of anemia, yellowing of the skin or blurred vision, decreased vision, chest pain: If you have such serious side effects, see a doctor immediately.
  • Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of Paclitaxel.

 

Side effects of Paclitaxel overdose (paclitaxel poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as shortness of breath, fainting and weakness (fainting), call the emergency room immediately.

Storage conditions of Paclitaxel

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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