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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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): taxol (paclitaxel) is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug
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A 39-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 34-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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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Precautions are...: The known cautions to taking Taxol (paclitaxel) include: - low blood counts - known hypersensitivity to castor oil - pre-existing liver problems - adv ... Read More
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Stops cell division.: In order to grow and spread, cancer cells need to divide and make copies of themselves. In order to divide and make copies of itself, the cell must p ... Read More
A 23-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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol =paclitaxel
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Taxol (paclitaxel): Yes. You can read about this "Insights into the mechanism of microtubule stabilization by Taxol" See: http://www.pnas.org/content/103/27/10166.full
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Harper
51 years experience General Surgery
Call your doctor: Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much taxol (paclitaxel). Overdose symptoms may include numbness or tingling, feve ... Read More

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