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side effects of adriamycin and cytoxan

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymundo Romero
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
TWO MAJOR ONES: Adriamycin (doxorubicin) and Cytoxan is a great combination regimen used in breast cancer. The major long term side effects for both of these drugs ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Many: Side effects of this chemotherapy combination include fatigue, hair loss, nausea, vomiting, finger and toe nail changes, low blood counts.
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A female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: yes many drugs can affect the liver .Chemotherapy medications can cause these changes to the liver.Discuss this with your oncologist
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Possible: Adriamycin/cytoxan therapy are risk factors for the development of future neoplasms, including lymphoma. See your PCP for further eval by an oncologi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide): Open this link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682080.Html if any concern, see and discuss with your md in detail.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Chemotoxicity: ABRAXANE is an Injectable suspension of paclitaxel , a derivative of Taxol formulated as albumin-bound nanoparticles with a mean particle size of ap ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide): Please read this: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682080.Html if any concern, please see and discuss with your oncologist.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Many: Side effects of these drugs include nausea, vomiting, fatigue, diarrhea, mouth sores and bone marrow suppression. The suppression of the bone marro ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
Depends on the drugs: There are many types of chemotherapy. They all cause rapidly-dividing cells to die, which might cause hair loss, mouth ulcers, decreased white blood ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Nausea, vomiting: Cytoxan (cyclophosphamide) can be given orally or intravenously at various different dosage ranges. Nausea and vomiting are probaly the most common si ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Tell us more about y: Please give us some background about your question. Adriamycin is a very effective drug and is widely used in oncology. It does have some serious side ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience in Pediatric Surgery
Variable: Water retention, affects appetite, increased risk of infection, delayed wound healing to name a few.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol (paclitaxel) has many potential side effects. See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/taxol-side-effects.html
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Xeloda (capecitabine): Some are muscle pains, dizziness, nausea, headaches, rash.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Layman
19 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Immunosuppression: Immunosuppression can lead to mulitple problems; delayed wound healing, problems with infections, increased risks of certain types of cancers, anemia ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Too many!!!!: Chemotherapy may cause hair loss, nausea, vomitting, diarrhea, mouth sores, low blood counts, severe infections, kidney damage, nerve damage, liver da ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Several side effects: Nausea, low blood counts, fatigue, kidney damage and urinary bladder irritation are the common side effects of ifosfamide.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Capecitabine: It may cause fatigue/weakness, nausea, vomiting, change in taste, supression to blood counts-anemia, low white blood cells, low platelet, rash/dryness ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience in General Practice
Totally variable: Completely depends on which chemotherapy agents are being used (ex bleomycin vs. vincristine) Talk to your oncologist, and be selective when getting i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Not common: The long-term side effects are uncommon though can be serious. These include: low immunoglobulin levels, pml (brain infection caused by jc virus), rea ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Infection : Our most common concern is infection. It is a tumor necrosis factor inhibitor which is a very effective anti-inflammatory biologic, but we always use ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Taxotere (docetaxel): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a696031.html if any concern, see and discuss with your md in detail.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Carbo / taxol (paclitaxel): Please open these links for answers: carboplatin http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html paclitaxel http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/me ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Xeloda (capecitabine): http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a699003.html if any concern, please see your oncologist and discuss further with your md.

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