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12 Week Taxol Treatment Side Effects
What are side effects of low dose taxol with herceptin every week for 12 weeks I have stage 4 kidney disease and am concerned?
Yes, but...: Has your stage-4 kidney disease occurred before or after Herceptin with low dose of taxol? Herceptin is known to have significant adverse effects on to the kidneys and Taxol is not. So, it is good idea to ask your treating doctor for the specific profile possibly fitting you since s/he knows more about you than anyone online and will monitor your kidney function while receiving Herceptin. Best.... ...Read more
According to the package insert, the following are possible side effects of Taxol (paclitaxel) to the skin:
1) yellowing or darkening of the skin
2) severe redness or swelling, severe irritation, a hard lump, or skin changes where the injection was given
3) easy bruising or red pinpoint spots under your skin
4) pale skin
5) temporary hair loss
6) numbness, tingling, or burning
7) nail changes. ...Read more
Carbo / taxol (paclitaxel):
Please open these links for answers:
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html
http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html
if any concern, see and discuss in detail with your oncologist., . ...Read more
Chemotoxicity: ABRAXANE is an Injectable suspension of paclitaxel, a derivative of Taxol formulated as albumin-bound nanoparticles with a mean particle size of approximately 130 nanometers and sodium acetyltryptophanate. Toxicity of taxol and abraxane are similar and present with numbness, tingling, pain, or weakness in hands or feet; Sudden chest pain or discomfort, wheezing dry cough, Low WBC and fever. ...Read more
Taxol (paclitaxel): Taxol (paclitaxel) has many potential side effects. See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/taxol-side-effects. Html ...Read more
Husband is being put on carboplatin/arbraxane for 3b squamous nsclc, after taxol (paclitaxel) reaction. Concurrent radation therapy. Is this an effective plan?
Had an ultrasound that showed the liver to be slightly heterogeneous. Can that be due to past chemo therapy with Adriamycin, (doxorubicin) Cytoxan and Taxol?
Finished a 12 week Pegasus interferon treatment last Friday... I had horrible side effects horrible. Depression. Seems to be bad still a week later?
My daughter is 8 weeks old and she is colicky. Does biogaia treatment help and does it have any side effects or is it just probiotics.
Probiotics: The product is probiotics and is expensive. Many products have been used to treat colic but it seems like time or maturation of the bowel is the cure. Have your baby checked to make sure you are not dealing with any other problem, such as reflux. Look at the website purplecrying. Info All the best. ...Read more
Are the side effects of osteoporosis medication and being miserable everyday worth it? Isn't the treatment sometimes worse than the medical condition?
No: There is no way to remove freckles. ...Read more
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Many: This drug class has many side effects and needs to be used under guidance of a physician and only when appropriate. Serious side effects: hypertension, diabetes, steroid psychosis, bone problem, GI ulcerations, steroid muscle pain, infection...Common side effects: fluid retention, sweating, headache, insomnia, nervousness, muscle weakness, sugar imbalance, mood swings, vertigo, hair growth... ...Read more
Treatment: Surgery is the most serious treatment, and has many possible side effects, but removes the bulk of the tumor. Radiation therapy can be used to help reduce the tumor size or treat the area of the tumor, and can cause skin irritation and some scarring. Chemotherapy can be used to treat the tumor or treat the spread of the tumor, and can have some uncomfortable side effects, nausea, weakness, other. ...Read more
Depends: If referring to injectable gonadotropins, possoble side effects/complications include soreness at injection site, bloating, cramping, ovarian cyst (s), ovarian twisting (torsion), ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, multiple gestation, ectopic pregnancy. Chance of success depends on infertility diagnosis and age of woman undergoing treatment. ...Read more
Vancomycin: Vancomycin is removed by the body in 30 hours unless you are anephric and then it can take 37.5 days. ...Read more
Treatment for what?: More information needed. Maybe the first part of the question was accidentally deleted. Please write back and state the disease or disorder you are worried about. ...Read more
Rewarming: Frostbite is, quite simply, frozen tissues. Depending on how severe the frostbite (i.e. How deep the freeze goes), the treatment can range from simply rewarming to in-patient treatment similar to burns to amputations and long recovery times. If you have frostbite, you should see a doctor right away. ...Read more
When botox is used for treatment in inconvenience, how long will it last, & are there side effects?
Botox side effects: Side effects of Botox are related to the site of injection. They are generally mild and do not last long. The effects from Botox will last three to six months. ...Read more
What are alternate treatment inplace of methotraxate. Side effects of methotraxate are troublesome. Kindly advice.
Unknown...: There are a few studies looking at the effectiveness of Botox injection of the pylorus in patients with idiopathic gastroparesis and none showed it to be any better than placebo. There were no significant side effects of Botox injection of the pylorus in the studies. Good luck! ...Read more
Could a2x anxiety remedy works, need reviews on a2x anxiety treatment and a2x anxiety treatment side effects?
Psychotherapy: You would be far better off seeing a mental health professional, to gain some understanding of the cause (s) of your anxiety and how to overcome it. Anxiety is usually a symptom of an underlying emotional issue and can be addressed successfully with psychotherapy. Talk is often the best medicine. ...Read more
pegasys, like other Alpha interferons, may cause or make fatal or life-threatening problems worse (like mental, immune system, heart, liver, lung, intestinal and infections). Your doctor should monitor you during regular visits. ...Read more