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   Paclitaxel-Protein Bound

Paclitaxel-Protein Bound
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This medication is used to treat advanced breast cancer. Paclitaxel is a cancer chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping cancer cell growth.

 
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Paclitaxel-Protein Bound

Uses
This medication is used to treat advanced breast cancer. Paclitaxel is a cancer chemotherapy drug that works by slowing or stopping cancer cell growth.
Notes
  • Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., complete blood counts) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects.
  • Consult your doctor for more details.

Storage
  • Store the unopened vials between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).
  • Protect from light.
  • Consult your pharmacist for more details and about the expiration date of the mixed solution.


How To Use
  • Read the Patient Information Leaflet available from your pharmacist before you start using paclitaxel.
  • If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.This medication is given by injection into a vein by a health care professional.
  • It is given on a schedule as directed by your doctor.
  • Health care professionals must follow all the manufacturer's instructions for properly mixing and giving this drug.
  • Before using, check the medication visually for particles or discoloration.
  • If either is present, do not use the solution.
  • If you have any questions about the use of this medication, consult your doctor or pharmacist.Dosage is based on your medical condition, body size, and response to treatment.

Side Effects
  • See also Warning section.Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth sores, headache, muscle/joint pain, numbness/tingling/burning of the hands/feet, weakness, or dizziness may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor promptly.Temporary hair loss may occur.
  • Normal hair growth should return after treatment has ended.Many people using this medication have serious side effects.
  • However, your doctor has prescribed this drug because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.
  • Careful monitoring by your doctor may decrease your risk.Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: signs of anemia (e.g., unusual tiredness, pale skin), easy bruising/bleeding, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, pain/redness/swelling/weakness of the arms/legs, calf pain/swelling that is warm to the touch, vision changes.This medication may infrequently irritate the vein it is given into or leak out of the vein and irritate the area.
  • These effects may cause redness, pain, swelling, discoloration, or unusual skin reactions at the injection site, either while the drug is given or rarely 7 to 10 days later.
  • If this drug has leaked out of a vein and caused a skin reaction in the past, you may rarely have a skin reaction in that same area when the drug is given again, even when it is given into another area.
  • Tell your doctor immediately of any unusual skin/injection site symptoms.Seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: chest/jaw/left arm pain, coughing up blood, fainting, weakness on one side of the body, slurred speech, confusion, sudden severe headache.A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare.
  • However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing, flushing.This medication contains albumin that comes from human blood.
  • There is a very small chance that you may get infections from this medication (e.g., viral infections such as hepatitis), even though careful screening of blood donors, special manufacturing processes, and many tests are all used to reduce this risk.
  • Discuss the benefits and risks of treatment with your doctor.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you develop any of the following: signs of infection (e.g., fever, chills, cough, persistent sore throat), signs of hepatitis (e.g., persistent nausea/vomiting, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing eyes/skin, dark urine, increasing tiredness).If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Before using paclitaxel, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions.
  • Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: a very low white blood cell count.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: blood disorders, decreased bone marrow function, current infections, heart problems (e.g., fast/slow/irregular heartbeat), high or low blood pressure, liver disease.This drug may make you dizzy.
  • Use caution while driving, using machinery, or taking part in any other activity that requires alertness.
  • Limit alcoholic beverages.Do not have immunizations/vaccinations without the consent of your doctor, and avoid contact with people who have recently received polio vaccine by mouth or flu vaccine inhaled through the nose.Since this medication can increase your risk of developing serious infections, wash your hands well to prevent the spread of infections.
  • Avoid contact with people who have illnesses that may spread to others (e.g., flu, chickenpox).To lower the chance of getting cut, bruised, or injured, use caution with sharp objects like safety razors and nail cutters, and avoid activities such as contact sports.Men using this medication should not plan to father a child while receiving treatment.
  • This medication may affect sperm production in men and increase the risk of harm to the unborn baby.
  • Therefore, reliable forms of birth control should be used during treatment and for some time afterwards.
  • Consult your doctor for more details.
  • If your partner becomes pregnant while you are using this medication, tell your doctor immediately.This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • It may harm an unborn baby.
  • Consult your doctor for more details and to discuss reliable forms of birth control.
  • It is recommended that men and women use 2 effective forms of birth control (e.g., condoms, birth control pills) while using this medication and for some time afterwards.
  • If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately.It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk.
  • Because of the possible risk to the infant, breast-feeding while using this drug is not recommended.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • It is important that you receive each dose of this medication as scheduled.
  • If you miss a dose, contact your doctor to establish a new dosing schedule.

Drug Interactions
  • Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them.
  • Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor or pharmacist first.Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: other drugs that may decrease bone marrow function (e.g., azathioprine, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole), drugs affecting liver enzymes that remove paclitaxel from your body (such as azole antifungals including ketoconazole, macrolide antibiotics including erythromycin, rifamycins including rifabutin, St.
  • John's wort, certain anti-seizure medicines including carbamazepine).

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