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What is taxol (paclitaxel) used for?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Taxol (paclitaxel): taxol (paclitaxel) is an anti-cancer chemotherapy drug

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What is Taxol (paclitaxel) typically used for?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Chemotherapy: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a very effective chemotherapeutic drug for the treatment of some forms of breast and ovarian cancer.
A 30-year-old member asked:

What exactly is the drug Taxol (paclitaxel) used for?

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Dr. Vinni Juneja
Hematology and Oncology 22 years experience
Chemotherapy: Taxol (paclitaxel) is a widely used chemotherapy drug for breast, lung, head/neck, esophageal cancers.
A 39-year-old member asked:

Who should not use Taxol (paclitaxel)?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Taxol (paclitaxel): TAXOL (paclitaxel) is contraindicated in patients who have a history of hypersensitivity reactions to TAXOL (paclitaxel) or other drugs formulated in Cremophor® EL (polyoxyethylated castor oil). TAXOL (paclitaxel) should not be used in patients with solid tumors who have baseline neutrophil counts of
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Provided original answer
May 8, 2015

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