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Docetaxel belongs to taxanes. It is used to treat symptoms of breast cancer, non-small cell lung cancer. It is used along with prednisone to treat prostate cancer. It is also used for the treatment of cancer related to the head, neck, and stomach.
How does the drug work?
Docetaxel belongs to the class called antimitotic chemotherapy agents. Docetaxel interferes with microtubule growth. It binds to the beta subunit of tubulin which is a building block of the microtubule. The cancer cells rely on the microtubules for its division. Thus, Docetaxel induces programmed cell death by stopping or slowing cancer cells from growth.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of Docetaxel are diarrhea, abdominal pain, hair loss, muscle pain, joint pain, skin of redness and swelling, sore mouth, dry mouth, vomiting, and weakness.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.