A 38-year-old member asked:
what is the side effects of using karlitaxel 260(a vial used in cancer treatment)?
1 doctor answer
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
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