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Anhydrous Docetaxel

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186-192 °C (dec.)


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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Docetaxel is a taxane anti-cancer agent related to paclitaxel. It binds to and stabilizes the β−tubulin subunit of microtubules, preventing depolymerization of the mitotic spindle thus leading to cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.


Unit quantity: 15 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.


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Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Lact. - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 1

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6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects



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Jasdeep K Saggar et al.
International journal of cancer, 134(11), 2726-2734 (2013-12-18)
Many chemotherapy drugs have poor therapeutic activity in regions distant from tumor blood vessels because of poor tissue penetration and low cytotoxic activity against slowly-proliferating cells. The hypoxia-activated pro-drug TH-302 may have selective toxicity for hypoxic and neighboring cells in
Amir Goldkorn et al.
Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 32(11), 1136-1142 (2014-03-13)
Circulating tumor cell (CTC) enumeration has not been prospectively validated in standard first-line docetaxel treatment for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. We assessed the prognostic value of CTCs for overall survival (OS) and disease response in S0421, a phase III trial
Fred Saad et al.
European urology, 67(2), 223-230 (2014-08-31)
Enzalutamide significantly prolonged the survival of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (PCa) after docetaxel in the randomised, phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multinational Patients with Progressive Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Previously Treated with Docetaxel-Based Chemotherapy (AFFIRM) trial (NCT00974311). Prostate-specific antigen (PSA)
Alice Dragomir et al.
BMC health services research, 14, 252-252 (2014-06-15)
For Canadian men, prostate cancer (PCa) is the most common cancer and the 3rd leading cause of cancer mortality. Men dying of PCa do so after failing castration. The management of metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) is complex and the
Monisha Sudarshan et al.
Annals of surgical oncology, 22(1), 324-330 (2014-07-16)
We have previously identified Docetaxel, Cisplatin, and 5FU (DCF) as a safe, tolerable, and effective regimen in the neoadjuvant setting for locally advanced adenocarcinoma (ADC) of the esophagus and esophagogastric junction (EGJ). We hypothesized that DCF combined with enhanced surgical

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