Cazat 60 mg/ml Injection is used in the treatment of prostate cancer
Side Effects of Cazat are Nausea, Vomiting, Back pain, Weakness, Low blood platelets, Hair loss, Abdominal pain, Decreased white blood cell count, Loss of appetite, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Diarrhoea, Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth), Blood in urine, Constipation, Cough, Taste change, Breathing difficulty, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Cazat 60 mg/ml Injection is an anti-cancer medication. It works by damaging the genetic material (DNA) of the cancer cells and stops their growth and multiplication.
- Inform your doctor if you have epilepsy (fit), problems with your liver, kidney or if you have undergone radiation treatment or have a history of bleeding of the stomach or intestine or alcohol dependency.
- Always take cabazitaxel along with other steroid medications like prednisolone.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin, ibuprofen or drugs that affect blood-clotting such as warfarin, coumarin or clopidogrel before taking cabazitaxel.
- Do not receive any vaccination while on cabazitaxel therapy.
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery while taking this drug as it may make you feel dizzy or tired.
- Do not consume this drug if you are allergic to other taxanes, cabazitaxel or any of its ingredients.
- If you are a male patient, you should seek advice on sperm conservation prior to treatment with cabazitaxel as the drug may affect male fertility.
If you miss a dose of Cazat 60 mg/ml Injection, please consult your doctor.