Cazat 60Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Cabazitaxel
Prescription vs OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Cazat 60Mg Injection is an anti-cancer drug. It is used in chemotherapy. This medication is used in combination with prednisone for treating castrate-resistant metastatic prostate cancer in patients who have already undergone therapy with a docetaxel-containing treatment.

Don’t conceive a baby or eat grapefruit or grapefruit juice while under this medication treatment. Before using this medication inform your doctor if:

  • you are receiving any kind of immunization or vaccination
  • you are taking any other medication, you are allergic to any food or medicine
  • you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are nursing a baby

The dosage for this medication is determined by the doctor based on your overall medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults for treating prostate cancer is 25 mg given by IV infusion over an hour every three weeks.

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Hypersensitivity

A patient can suffer from the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Advised not to drive or use machines if they experience any adverse reaction like dizziness.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with severe impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Cazat 60Mg Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

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

This medication works as a microtubule inhibitor by binding to tubulin. It inhibits disassembly simultaneously while promoting assembly. This stabilizes the microtubules resulting in the interference of interphase cellular and mitotic functions preventing the cancerous cell to proceed further in its life cycle.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    This medication interacts with the following medication which includes CYP3A inhibitors, CYP3A inducers, and OATP1B1.

Ques: How long do I need to use Cazat 60Mg Injection before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is an anti-cancer drug. It is used in chemotherapy. This medication is used in combination with prednisone for treating castrate resistant metastatic prostate cancer in patients.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Cazat 60Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be taken in the dosage as prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Cazat 60Mg Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Cazat 60Mg Injection?

Ans: This medication should be kept in a cool dry place and in its original packaging. Make sure this medication remains unreachable to children and pets.
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