FDA Approved: * March 8, 2011 Pharm Company: *HOSPIRA INC Category:Cancer
Docetaxel (DTX or DXL), sold under the brand name Taxotere among others, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat a number of types of cancer. This includes breast cancer, head and neck cancer, stomach cancer, prostate cancer and non-small-cell lung cancer. It may be used by itself or along with other chemotherapy medication. It is given by slow injection into a vein.
Common side effects include hair loss, cytopenia...
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