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Brand Name: Taxotere Trade Name: docetaxel
FDA Approved For: Breast Cancer: TAXOTERE (docetaxel) for Injection Concentrate is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after failure of prior chemotherapy. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: TAXOTERE (docetaxel) for Injection Concentrate is indicated for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer after failure of prior platinum-based chemotherapy. Pediatric Use: The safety and effectiveness of TAXOTERE in pediatric patients have not been established.
Carcinogen: No studies have been conducted to assess the carcinogenic potential of TAXOTERE. Mutagen: TAXOTERE has been shown to be clastogenic in the in vitro chromosome aberration test in CHO-K1 cells and in the in vivo micronucleus test in the mouse, but it did not induce mutagenicity in the Ames test or the CHO/HGPRT gene mutation assays.
Manufacturer and/or Distributor: Aventis Pharmaceutical    

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