- Ibandronate Sodium
- Imatinib Mesylate
- Leucovorin Calcium
- Megestrol Acetate
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Taxol* used for?
Generic for Taxol* (Paclitaxel) is a cancer medication used to treat various types of cancer such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, and a form of skin cancer such as Kaposi's sarcoma in people with AIDS. This injection drug works by stopping the multiplication of cancer cells. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Taxol*?
The dosage of Generic for Taxol* injection prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Taxol*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to receive Generic for Taxol* injection in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, call your doctor as soon as possible.
What if you overdose on Generic for Taxol*?
Any medication received in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Taxol*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Taxol*?
- St John's wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Taxol*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Taxol*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Taxol* can interact with other anticancer medications.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Taxol*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Taxol* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Taxol* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Taxol* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Taxol* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Taxol* can cause side effects such as mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, joint pain, hair loss, and redness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are receiving Generic for Taxol*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Taxol*?
Is it possible for me to receive Generic for Taxol* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I receive Generic for Taxol*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Taxol*?
How will Generic for Taxol* work in my body?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Taxol* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Taxol* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.