Medicine : Altaxel (250mg)

Name:Altaxel (250mg)
Manufacturer:Alkem Laboratories Ltd
Generic Use:Paclitaxel
Composition:Paclitaxel(250 Mg)

Generic ( Paclitaxel )

Typical use Of Paclitaxel :Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Primary Ovarian Cancer.
Mechanism of action of Paclitaxel :Paclitaxel Binds To The ? Subunit Of Tubulin. Tubulin Is The "building Block" Of Mictotubules, And The Binding Of Paclitaxel Locks These Building Blocks In Place. The Resulting Microtubule/paclitaxel Complex Does Not Have The Ability To Disassemble. This Adversely Affects Cell Function Because The Shortening And Lengthening Of Microtubules (termed Dynamic Instability) Is Necessary For Their Function As A Transportation Highway For The Cell.
Drug Interaction of Paclitaxel :Paclitaxel Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Cisplatin, Doxorubicin (HCl), Fluorouracil, Ketoconazole, Podophyllum, Rotavirus Vaccine, Strontium-89 Chloride, Trastuzumab. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Paclitaxel :Cardiac Arrhythmias, Anemia, Bradycardia, AV-block, Neutropenia, Bone Marrow Depression, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Mucositis, Myalgia, Hypotension, Arthralgia, Thrombocytopenia, UTI.


How Paclitaxel will impact on Pregnancy ?

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How Paclitaxel will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

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Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Paclitaxel

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