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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
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May 8, 2015

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A 33-year-old member asked:

What should I do if overdose taxol (paclitaxel)?

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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 53 years experience
Call your doctor: Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have received too much taxol (paclitaxel). Overdose symptoms may include numbness or tingling, fever, chills, mouth sores, unusual bleeding or weakness, or any signs of infection.
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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are some contraindications of taxol (paclitaxel)?

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Dr. Paul Harper
General Surgery 53 years experience
Not too many: Taxol (paclitaxel) is contraindicated in patients who have a history of hypersensitivity reactions to Taxol (paclitaxel) or other drugs made in cremophor el (polyoxyethylated castor oil). Taxol (paclitaxel) also should not be used in patients with solid tumors who have white counts of less than 1500 cells/mm3 or in patients with aids-related kaposi’s sarcoma with baseline white counts of less than 1000 cells/mm3.
A 39-year-old member asked:

How can Taxol (paclitaxel) against the cancer?

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Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Unclear question: Please tell us in more detail: what do you want to know about taxol (paclitaxel)? It is a chemotherapy drug which is very useful in treating several different cancers.
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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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