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In the US, Docetaxel (docetaxel systemic) is a member of the drug class mitotic inhibitors and is used to treat Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer - Metastatic, Gastric Cancer, Head and Neck Cancer, Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Prostate Cancer and Solid Tumors.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Cytostatic agent

Microtubule inhibitor


Chemical Names

(2R,3S)-N-carboxy-3-phenylisoserine, N-tert-butyl ester, 13-ester wit 5β-20-epoxy-1,2α,4,7β,10β,13α-hexahydroxytax-11-en-9-one 4-acetate 2-benzoate (WHO)

(2R,3S)-4-acetoxy-2α-benzyloxy-13-[3-(N-tert-butoxycarbonyl)amino-2-hydroxy-3-phenyl]propionyl-5beta,20-epoxy-1,7beta,10beta-trihydroxy-9-oxotax-11-en-13α-ylester (IUPAC)

Foreign Names

  • Docetaxelum (Latin)
  • Docetaxel (German)
  • Docétaxel (French)
  • Docetaxel (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Docetaxel (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Docétaxel (OS: DCF)
  • Docetaxol (IS)
  • HSDB 6965 (IS)
  • NSC-628503 (IS)
  • RP 56976 (IS: RhônePoulencR)
  • Docétaxel anhydre (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxel, Anhydrous (PH: BP 2015)
  • Docetaxel, anhydrous (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxel, wasserfreies (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxelum anhydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxel (OS: USAN)
  • Docetaxel Hydrate (OS: JAN)
  • Docetaxel (PH: USP 37)
  • Docetaxel Hydrate (PH: JP XVI)
  • Docetaxel Trihydrate (PH: BP 2015)
  • Docetaxel trihydrate (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docétaxel trihydraté (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxel-Trihydrat (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Docetaxelum trihydricum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Ai Su
    Hengrui, China
  • Ao Ming Run
    AosaiKang Pharmaceutical, China
  • Asodac
    Asofarma, Mexico
  • Asodocel
    Asofarma, Argentina
  • Belotaxel
    Chong Kun Dang, South Korea
  • Bendadocel
    Bendalis, Germany
  • Biomedis Docetaxel
    Biomedis Oncology, Philippines
  • Brexel
    Kalbe, Indonesia
  • Camitotic
    Actavis, Estonia; Actavis, Hungary; Actavis Group, Poland; Actavis, Lithuania; Actavis, Latvia
  • Cetadocure
    STADA, Czech Republic
  • Daxotel
    Biogalenic, Venezuela; Fresenius, Philippines; Fresenius Kabi, Thailand; Fresenius Kabi, Vietnam
  • DBL Docetaxel
    Hospira, New Zealand
  • Demotaxel
    Accord, Netherlands
  • Dincilezan
    Regiomedica, Netherlands
  • Docecad
    Cadila, India
  • Docefim
    Alfred E. Tiefenbacher, Poland; Seacross Pharma, Netherlands
  • Docefrez
    Sun, Lithuania; Sun, Portugal
  • Docekebir
    Aspen, Argentina
  • Docetaksel Ebewe
    Ebewe, Slovenia
  • Docetaksel Hospira
    Hospira, Slovenia
  • Docetaksel Pliva
    Pliva, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Docetaksel Strides
    Strides Arcolab, Poland
  • Docetakselis Strides
    Strides Arcolab International Limited, Lithuania
  • Docetax
    Cemelog-BRS, Georgia; Pharmaceutical, Venezuela; Techno, Bangladesh
  • Docetaxel
    Apolo Farma, Venezuela
  • Docetaxel Accord
    Accord, Portugal; Accord Healthcare, United Kingdom; Accord Healthcare, Georgia; Accord Healthcare, Malta; Accord, Netherlands; Accord Healthcare, Austria; Accord Healthcare, Hungary; Accord Healthcare, Poland
  • Docetaxel Accord Healthcare
    Accord Healthcare, Italy; Accord Healthcare, United States
  • Docetaxel Actavis
    Actavis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Actavis, Switzerland; Actavis, Czech Republic; Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Estonia; Actavis, Spain; Actavis, United Kingdom; Actavis, Indonesia; Actavis, Israel; Actavis, Lithuania; Actavis, Malta; Actavis, Netherlands; Actavis, Norway; Actavis, Portugal; Actavis, Romania; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis Italy, Italy; Sindan, Bulgaria
  • Docetaxel Apotex
    Apotex, Netherlands; Apotex, Poland
  • Docetaxel Aventis
    Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan
  • Docetaxel Azevedos
    Azevedos, Portugal
  • Docetaxel beta
    Betapharm, Germany
  • Docetaxel CF
    Centrafarm, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Combino
    Combino, Portugal
  • Docetaxel Delta
    Delta, Colombia
  • Docetaxel Delta Farma
    Delta Farma, Argentina
  • Docetaxel Ebewe
    Ebewe, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ebewe, Bulgaria; Ebewe, Czech Republic; Ebewe, Estonia; Ebewe, Georgia; Ebewe, Lithuania; Ebewe, Malta; Ebewe, Poland; Ebewe, Romania; Ebewe, Vietnam; Novartis, New Zealand; Sandoz, Australia; Sandoz, Sweden; Sandoz Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Docetaxel Egis
    Egis, Netherlands; Egis Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Docetaxel Fada
    Fada Pharma, Argentina
  • Docetaxel Farmoz
    Farmoz, Portugal
  • Docetaxel Fresenius
    Fresenius, Switzerland
  • Docetaxel Generis
    Generis, Portugal
  • Docetaxel Genmedix
    Sindan Pharma, Israel
  • Docetaxel Glenmark
    Glenmark, Argentina
  • Docetaxel GP Pharm
    GP Pharm, Argentina
  • Docetaxel HF
    Hemofarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Docetaxel Hikma
    Hikma, Portugal; Accord, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Hospira
    Hospira, Austria; Hospira, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hospira, Belgium; Hospira, Bulgaria; Hospira, Canada; Hospira, Czech Republic; Hospira, Denmark; Hospira, Estonia; Hospira, Spain; Hospira, United Kingdom; Hospira, Greece; Hospira, Lithuania; Hospira, Malta; Hospira, Netherlands; Hospira, Norway; Hospira, Poland; Hospira, Portugal; Hospira, Romania; Hospira, Sweden; Hospira, Thailand; Hospira Italia, Italy; Hospira UK, Latvia; Pharmachemie, Israel
  • Docetaxel Kabi
    Fresenius, Hungary; Fresenius Kabi, Austria; Fresenius Kabi, Latvia; Fresenius Kabi, Sweden; Fresenius Kabi Oncology, Lithuania; Kabi Pharmacia, Portugal; Fresenius Kabi Oncology, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Labatec
    Labatec Pharma, Switzerland
  • Docetaxel Lek
    Ebewe, Bulgaria; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Poland; Sandoz, Portugal
  • Docetaxel Microsules
    Microsules Arg, Argentina
  • Docetaxel Mithridatum
    Mithridatum, Portugal
  • Docetaxel Mylan
    Mylan, Portugal; Mylan dura, Lithuania; Mylan, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Pfizer
    Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Estonia; Pfizer, Malta; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer Europe, Poland; Pfizer, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Pharmaki Generics
    Pharmaki, Portugal; Pharmaki Generics, Poland
  • Docetaxel Pliva
    Pliva Hrvatska, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Docetaxel Polpharma
    Polpharma, Lithuania; Polpharma, Netherlands; Polpharma, Poland
  • Docetaxel ratiopharm Italia
    ratiopharm Italia, Italy
  • Docetaxel Regiomedica
    Regiomedica, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Rontag
    AstraZeneca, Argentina
  • Docetaxel S.C. Sindan-Pharma
    S.C. Sindan, Serbia
  • Docetaxel Sandoz
    Ebewe, Serbia; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Venezuela; Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Switzerland; Sandoz, Colombia; Sandoz, Ecuador; Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, Italy; Sandoz, Lithuania; Sandoz, Portugal
  • Docetaxel STADA
    STADA, Czech Republic; STADA, Poland
  • Docetaxel Strides
    Strides, Malta; Strides, Netherlands; Strides Arcolab, Bulgaria
  • Docetaxel Sumimed
    Laboratorios Sumimed, Colombia
  • Docetaxel Teva
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Spain; Teva, Georgia; Teva, Greece; Teva, Lithuania; Teva, Latvia; Teva, Romania; Teva, Slovenia; Teva Italia, Italy; Teva Pharma, Portugal; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Docetaxel Teva Generics
    Pharmachemie, Bulgaria; Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Tuteur
    Tuteur, Argentina
  • Docetaxel Varifarma
    Varifarma, Argentina
  • Docetaxel Vian
    Vian, Portugal; Vianex, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Winthrop
    Winthrop, Portugal
  • Docetaxel-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Docetaxel-Teva
    Teva Pharma, Switzerland
  • Docetaxin
    Cancernova, Germany
  • Docetec
    United Biotech, Georgia
  • Docetere
    Dr Reddys, Myanmar; Dr Reddy's, Vietnam; Dr. Reddy's, India
  • Docexatel Ebewe
    Ebewe, Israel
  • Docirena
    Fresenius Kabi, Romania; Fresenius Kabi Oncology, Netherlands
  • Dolectran
    Laboratorio LKM, Georgia
  • Dolectran NF
    LKM, Argentina
  • Donataxel
    Bagó, Ecuador; Bioprofarma, Argentina; Bioprofarma, Georgia
  • Dostradixinol
    Regiomedica, Netherlands
  • Dotaxel
    Kwang Dong, South Korea
  • Dotsetakseel Strides
    Strides Arcolab, Estonia
  • Doxecal
    Kalbe, Philippines
  • Doxekal
    Kalbe International, Vietnam
  • Doxel
    Mustafa Nevzat, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Mustafa Nevzat, Turkey
  • Doxetal
    Richmond, Argentina; Richmond, Tunisia
  • Doxetasan
    Sanbe, Indonesia
  • Doxitax
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Duo Pa Fei
    Qilu, China
  • Ebedoce
    Ebewe, Tunisia
  • Eriox
    Eriochem, Argentina; Eriochem, Tunisia
  • Hentaxel
    Jiangsu-Hengrui, Philippines
  • Hospira Docetaxel
    Hospira, Philippines
  • Isotera
    Nang Kuang, Taiwan
  • Kamdocon
    Pharmaki, Portugal
  • Lexadoz
    Mithridatum, Portugal
  • Monotaxel
    Dong-A, Georgia; Dong-A, South Korea
  • Ocesol
    Pharmaki, Portugal
  • Oncodocel
    Tecnofarma, Colombia
  • Oncotaxel
    Actavis, Australia
  • Onkotaxel
    Actavis, Austria
  • Plustaxano
    Dosa, Argentina
  • Ribodocel
    Ribosepharm, Germany
  • Ruilibo
    HuaLiDa Biotechnology, China
  • Si Qu Di
    Wanma, China
  • Soulaxin
    Pisa, Mexico
  • SYG Docetaxel
    Samyang, Georgia
  • Symtaxel
    SymPhar, Poland
  • Tadocel
    Actavis, Turkey; Actavis, Vietnam
  • Taxanit
    Accord Farma, Mexico
  • Taxceus
    medac, Germany; medac, United Kingdom; medac, Netherlands
  • Taxegis
    EGIS, Bulgaria; Egis Pharmaceuticals, Poland; Egis, Lithuania
  • Taxotere
    Aventis, Slovenia; Aventis, Tunisia; Aventis Pharma, Greece; Aventis Pharma, Norway; Aventis Pharma-F, Italy; Sanofi Aventis, China; Sanofi Aventis, Spain; Sanofi Aventis, India; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Sanofi-Aventis, Bangladesh; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Ecuador; Sanofi-Aventis, Egypt; Sanofi-Aventis, Georgia; Sanofi-Aventis, Hong Kong; Sanofi-Aventis, Indonesia; Sanofi-Aventis, Ireland; Sanofi-Aventis, Malaysia; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis, Oman; Sanofi-Aventis, Philippines; Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal; Sanofi-Aventis, Russian Federation; Sanofi-Aventis, Singapore; Sanofi-Aventis, Slovakia; Sanofi-Aventis, Thailand; Sanofi-Aventis, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Taiwan; Sanofi-Aventis, Vietnam; Sanofi-Aventis, Peru
  • Taxuba
    Glenmark, India
  • Taxulide
    Cryopharma, Mexico
  • Tedocad
    Caduceus Pharma, Lithuania
  • Tevadocel
    Teva, Belgium; Teva, Netherlands
  • Texot
    Filaxis, Argentina
  • Tolnexa
    Krka, Bulgaria; Krka, Estonia; Krka, Latvia; KRKA d.d., Novo mesto, Netherlands
  • Tyxan
    TTY Biopharm, Taiwan
  • Xatosol
    Pharmaki, Portugal
  • Xi Cun
    Main Luck Pharmaceutical, China
  • Yi You Rui Kang
    Beijing DongFang XieHe Medical Biotechnology Co., Ltd, China
  • DBL Docetaxel
    Hospira, Australia
  • Docetax
    Cemelog-BRS, Bulgaria
  • Docetaxel Accord
    Accord, Lithuania; Accord Healthcare, Norway
  • Docetaxel Teva
    Teva, Norway
  • Docetaxel Winthrop
    Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands
  • Docetaxel Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Docetere
    Ferron, Indonesia
  • Oncotaxel
    Biotoscana, Colombia
  • Onetaxotere
    Sanofi Aventis, Japan
  • Pacancer
    Shin Poong, South Korea
  • Taceedo
    Naprod, Philippines
  • Taxelo
    Jeil, South Korea
  • Taxotere
    Aventis, Romania; Aventis, Serbia; Sanofi, Dominican Republic; Sanofi, Guatemala; Sanofi, Panama; Sanofi Aventis, Brazil; Sanofi Aventis, Japan; Sanofi-Aventis, Argentina; Sanofi-Aventis, Belgium; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Sanofi-Aventis, Chile; Sanofi-Aventis, Colombia; Sanofi-Aventis, Germany; Sanofi-Aventis, United Kingdom; Sanofi-Aventis, Honduras; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Lebanon; Sanofi-Aventis, Mexico; Sanofi-Aventis, Nicaragua; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands; Sanofi-Aventis, El Salvador; Sanofi-Aventis, South Africa; Sanofi-Aventis, Lithuania
  • Taxozen
    Ildong, South Korea

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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