Taxotere is currently made by sanofi-aventis. However, the patents for docetaxel have expired; a generic version of the medication is available and made by Hospira, Inc. Docefrez is made by Sun Pharmaceutical Ind. Ltd. for Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Generic docetaxel is made by various manufacturers.
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