Active Ingredient(s): Docetaxel
FDA Approved: * May 14, 1996
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
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.[4] This includes breast cancer, head and neck cancer, stomach cancer, prostate cancer and non-small-cell lung cancer.[5] It may be used by itself or along with other chemotherapy medication.[4] It is given by slow injection into a vein.[4] Common side effects include hair loss, cytopenia... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Taxotere 20 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate
NDC: 0075-8003
Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Taxotere 80 mg/4ml Intravenous Injection, Solution, Concentrate
NDC: 0075-8004
Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC

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