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how long does taxol stay in your body

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mackinnon
32 years experience Anesthesiology
Stops cell division: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a chemotherapeutic agent that act to arrest rapidly dividing cells such as cancer cells. As such, it can also impede certain "n ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christian Schultheis
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
2-3 days: It typically starts on day 3 and lasts for 2 or 3 days. Usually lasts for 3 days. Hope this helps.
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Half lives: For Taxol, the half-life is dependent upon the length of the infusion. If it is a three hour infusion, the half-life is approximately 24 hours, but fo ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Chemotherapy: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a very effective chemotherapeutic drug for the treatment of some forms of breast and ovarian cancer.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vinni Juneja
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Chemotherapy: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a widely used chemotherapy drug for breast, lung, head/neck, esophageal cancers.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Not too many: Taxol (paclitaxel) is contraindicated in patients who have a history of hypersensitivity reactions to Taxol (paclitaxel) or other drugs made in cremop ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Blachly
Specializes in Hematology and Oncology
Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol (paclitaxel)
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): taxol (paclitaxel) is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): TAXOL (paclitaxel) is contraindicated in patients who have a history of hypersensitivity reactions to TAXOL (paclitaxel) or other drugs formulated in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Drug from a tree: Taxol is a chemotherapy drug used commonly to treat breast cancer. It's generic name is paclitaxel. It is also used to treat ovarian, lung, prostate, ... Read More
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