Docetaxel Injection (box of 1 vial)
Docetaxel Injection (box of 1 vial)
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Docetaxel Injection

Docetaxel Injection is a chemotherapy medicine for parenteral use. This pharmaceutical drug is manufactured by AdvaCare Pharma, using only high quality ingredients, in its ISO/GMP-approved production plants.



What is Docetaxel?

Therapeutic Class:

Active Ingredients: Docetaxel

Docetaxel Injection is an antineoplastic drug used in cancer chemotherapy. It is indicated for the treatment of many types of cancer, including breast, ovarian, and non-small cell lung cancer. Docetaxel Injection may be used alone or in combination with other anticancer medications.

Docetaxel Injection is in the class of medicine called taxanes, which are conventionally used to treat breast cancer. The active ingredient, Docetaxel, is an antineoplastic agent with antimitotic abilities. It works by stopping the growth and spread of cancer cells.

AdvaCare is a GMP-certified producer and supplier of Docetaxel Injection. This medication is manufactured in our factories in China, India, and the USA. We routinely inspect our production facilities to ensure our products meet quality and safety standards.

Why choose us as your Docetaxel manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma manufactures a variety of oncology medications, including Docetaxel Injection, at GMP-certified facilities. We are committed to producing cost-effective, high-quality cancer treatments that meet the highest industry standards and are readily available to cancer patients worldwide. Our global reach extends to over 65 markets, where we supply our products to distributors, hospitals, pharmacies, NGOs, and government institutions.


What is Docetaxel used for?

It is used to treat various types of cancer, including:

How should Docetaxel Injection be used?

This medication has been manufactured as a powder, which is stored in a vial. The powder is to be prepared into a solution, and after reconstitution, it should be administered by injection into a vein.

As Docetaxel Injection is a cytotoxic drug, caution should be used when preparing and administering the solution. Goggles, gloves, and protective gowns are recommended.

What dose should be given?

For node-positive breast cancer (adjuvant), the usual dose is 75mg/m² IV, given on day 1 of a 21-day cycle for 6 cycles.

For metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer, the usual dose is 75mg/m² IV, given on day 1 of a 21-day cycle, given up to 10 cycles. Prednisone is typically prescribed alongside this treatment.

Refer to a doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. The usual dose for adults depends on the patient's weight and general condition.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Docetaxel Injection.

Common side effects include, but may not be limited to:

Seek medical attention if the following develop:

  • chest pain
  • decreased blood pressure
  • irregular heartbeat
  • increased blood pressure

For a comprehensive list of all possible Docetaxel side effects, Consult a doctor.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptoms, please call your doctor immediately.


Do NOT use Docetaxel Injection if:

  • You are allergic to any of the components within the powder.
  • You have any allergy to a component of Docetaxel.
  • You have severe liver disease.
  • You have a low number of white blood cells.

There is little evidence with regards to the use of Docetaxel during pregnancy or breastfeeding, so consult a doctor or healthcare professional before having injections with Docetaxel Powder.

Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking before your treatment with Docetaxel.

Driving or operating machinery is okay, as the medication should not cause dizziness or drowsiness.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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