Paclitaxel 30 Mg Injection, available under the brand name Paclitax, is an antineoplastic medication used to treat various cancers, including ovarian, breast, lung, and pancreatic cancer.
Paclitax is used to treat certain types of cancer. It works by killing cancer cells by stopping cell division and preventing the growth of new blood vessels that help tumors grow.
HOW TO USE
Paclitax is given as an injection into a vein by a healthcare professional. The dosage and frequency of the injection will depend on the patient’s medical condition and response to treatment.
Paclitax should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture. Keep the medication out of the reach of children.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Paclitax works by inhibiting the microtubules which help in cell division and preventing cell division during metastasis.
Before taking Paclitax, inform your healthcare provider about any existing medical conditions or allergies. Paclitax may cause an allergic reaction in some individuals, so ensure that you are not allergic to its ingredients.
Paclitax should not be used if you have a low white blood cell count, liver disease, or allergies to Paclitax or any of its ingredients. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their healthcare provider before using this medication.
Inform your healthcare provider about any other medication you are taking, including over-the-counter and prescription medications, supplements, and vitamins. Paclitax may interact with certain medications, including blood thinners, opioids, and antibiotics.
Overdose of Paclitax can lead to serious side effects. If you suspect an overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
Paclitax may cause several side effects, including nausea, vomiting, mouth soreness, hair loss, bone marrow suppression, numbness or tingling, and muscle or joint pain. If you experience any of these side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately.