A 38-year-old member asked:
Disclaimer

what is the side effects of using karlitaxel 260(a vial used in cancer treatment)?

1 doctor answer
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
See Taxol (paclitaxel): Karlitaxel is Paclitaxel (better known under the trademark taxol), made by an indian company, used to treat cancer patients. Side effects include nausea and vomiting, loss of appetite, change in taste, thinned or brittle hair, pain in the joints of the arms or legs, changes in the color of the nails and tingling. More serious side effects such as unusual bleeding, shortness of breath, exhaustion.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month

Related questions:

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Multiple approaches: Mutliple combinations of treatments are used very successfully. Usually surgical removal of that testes is first. Subsequently, chemotherapy and/or ra ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Surgery first: Initial treatment invovles testicular removal. Thereafter, depending on the stage & type of cancer, patients may need chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Ginn
36 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Multidisiplinary: There are several types of jejunal cancer: adenocarcinoma, carcinoid, stromal, and lymphoma are the most common. Surgery for tumor removal if possibl ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Eitner
34 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on Treatment: The side effects depend on the type of treatment, the medications used, the patient, diet, etc. It is best to discuss this with your treating doctor ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month