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Cazat 60Mg Injection

Manufacturer: Dr Reddy s Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Cabazitaxel
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

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.

On using this medication you may experience side effects such as constipation, vomiting, fatigue, abdominal cramp, fever, hair fall, heartburn, cough, back pain, blood in the urine, low blood counts, nausea, diarrhoea and numbness of body parts. If your reactions persist or become worse over time seek the help of your health care provider as soon as possible.

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/medicine/substance, 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.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Oncologist before using this medicine.

In addition to its intended effect, Cazat 60Mg Injection may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.

Weakness

Reduced blood platelets

Decreased white blood cell count

Loss of appetite

Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)

Altered taste

Breathing difficulty

Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Cazat 60mg injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Cazat 60mg injection 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 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.
Zydus Cadila

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Cabazitaxel, please consult your doctor.
Cazat 60Mg Injection 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.
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