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ALTAXEL NOVA 100MG INJ

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Altaxel Nova 100Mg Inj

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PACKAGE

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Brand name – Altaxel Nova

Generic name – Paclitaxel

Manufacturer – Alkem

Strength – 100mg

Dosage Form – Injection

Composition – Paclitaxel

Indication – Breast Cancer

Storage – 20° – 25° C

 

Overview

Altaxel Nova 100mg injection is a chemotherapy medication that is used in the treatment of breast cancer. It is also used in the treatment of ovarian cancer and lung cancer. Paclitaxel is the generic name of this medication and it is a taxoid antimicrotubule agent. Altaxel 100mg injection is a prescription-based medication that should be injected by a doctor or experienced nurse only.

Pharmacodynamics

Altaxel inhibits the functioning of microtubules by hyper-stabilizing their structure. A microtubule/altaxel complex is formed which furthermore affects the other cell functions as microtubules cannot form the transportation highway. Additionally, Altaxel induces apoptosis in the tumour cells.

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Pale skin
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Increased bleeding
  • Unusual bruises
  • Hair loss
  • Sores in the mouth
  • Tingling of hands and feet
  • Redness of injection site

DOSAGE

Altaxel 100mg injection is a prescription-based medicine that is injected intravenously by a doctor or an experienced nurse.

Missed dose

It is advisable to avoid missing any doses of Altaxel Nova but in case you miss a dose consult your doctor immediately.

Overdose

In case of an overdose of Altaxel 100mg, contact your doctor or any healthcare provider and seek medical attention immediately.

  • Altaxel Nova can cause an allergic reaction in some patients therefore it is necessary to read the complete composition list.

 

  • Inform the doctor about all the vitamin supplements, herbal medications, and prescription and non-prescription drugs since Altaxel can interact with them. 

 

  • It is advisable to avoid pregnancy and breastfeeding since Altaxel can harm the fetus.

 

  • Avoid consuming alcohol during treatment with Altaxel Nova.

 

  • Inform the doctor about previous health conditions like hepatic (liver) and cardiac (heart) conditions.

Q - What is Altaxel?

Ans - Altaxel 100mg injection is an anticancer medication that is used to treat breast cancer.

Q - How can I take Altaxel?

Ans - Altaxel 100mg is injected intravenously by a doctor or experienced nurse.

Q - From where can I purchase Altaxel injection?

Ans – Purchase the Altaxel 100mg injection from Magicine Pharma at an affordable rate.

Q - Where to store Altaxel injection?

Ans - It is advisable to store the Altaxel 100mg injection at a place below 30°C.

Q - Can I drink alcohol after injecting Altaxel 100mg?

Ans - Avoid drinking alcohol during the treatment with Altaxel even though no interactions of both are known.

Q - How long is the treatment with Altaxel?

Ans - The doctor decides for how long the treatment with Altaxel 100mg will continue depending on the stage, and health of the patient.

Q - Is it safe to take the Altaxel injection during pregnancy?

Ans - Altaxel can cause harm to the fetus hence, it is advisable to avoid the pregnancy or consult the doctor for the same.

Q - What is the strength of Altaxel?

Ans – Altaxel is available as a 100mg injection

Interactions

With medicines

Altaxel can interact with some other prescription and non-prescription medicines and interfere with each other’s workings so contact your doctor if you are taking any of these medicines –

  • Natalizumab
  • Nelfinavir
  • Ritonavir
  • Thalidomide
  • Tofacitinib
  • Adalimumab
  • Certolizumab
  • Clozapine
  • Golimumab

 

With disease

Altaxel can interact with a few medical conditions like –

  • Infections
  • Liver complications
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Myelosuppression

With alcohol

Interactions of alcohol with Altaxel 100mg are unknown however it is still advisable to avoid alcohol consumption during the treatment.

Contraindication

Altaxel 100mg injection should not be consumed by patients who show allergic reactions to it.

Alternate Brands

  • Pacliall
  • Cantaxel
  • Celtax
  • Cansure

 

Reference

Paclitaxel: Uses, interactions, mechanism of action | DrugBank Online. DrugBank. https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01229

Paclitaxel drug interactions. Drugs.com. https://www.drugs.com/drug-interactions/paclitaxel-index.html?filter=3

Paclitaxel (with polyoxyethylated castor oil) Injection: MedlinePlus Drug Information. https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a607070.html

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