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What is the nature of gemcitabine/carboplatin side effects?

What is the nature of gemcitabine/carboplatin side effects?

See below: This combination of chemotherapy can lead to fatigue, nausea and vomiting, low blood counts, neuropathy. It is most commonly administered for lung cancer, but also can be used in other cancers. ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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What side effects are associated with Carboplatin?

Carboplatin: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/carboplatin-side-effects.html

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Any side effects of carboplatin use with maitake, ginger or ecgg?

Any side effects of carboplatin use with maitake, ginger or ecgg?

Unknown: The side effects of these herbal remedies have not been formally studied in combination with carboplatin. For this reason, i tell my patients not to take these products while receiving chemotherapy. Even though the maitake and ginger have been used for thousands of years, it is not clear that they actually help in the treatment of patients with cancer. Find more www.Cancer.Org all the best, ariel. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Unpleasant side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and taxol?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Unpleasant side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and taxol?

Carbo / taxol (paclitaxel): Please open these links for answers: carboplatin http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html paclitaxel http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html if any concern, see and discuss in detail with your oncologist., . ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Question about the side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and Taxol together?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Question about the side effects from paraplatin (carboplatin) and Taxol together?

Carbo/taxol info: Paraplatin ( carboplatin) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html paclitaxel (taxol) http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html. ...Read more

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What bad side effects might come with paraplatin (carboplatin) therapy?

What bad side effects might come with paraplatin (carboplatin) therapy?

Many...: pale skin, feeling light-headed or short of breath, rapid heart rate, trouble concentrating; • easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin; •fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms, sores in your mouth and throat; • severe or ongoing vomiting;• stomach pain, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the sk. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Carbo/taxol: It is a very common regimen for cancer for multiple type of cancers. Read this for more info: carboplatin- http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html paclitaxel: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a607070.Html. ...Read more

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After 39 rounds of radiation, starting full strength Abraxane/Carboplatin on 3/3. What are the side effects and is it effective for 3b nsclc?

After 39 rounds of radiation,  starting full strength Abraxane/Carboplatin on 3/3.  What are the side effects and is it effective for 3b nsclc?

Difficult to answer: In a limited space, the common side effects of Abraxane & Carboplatinum include nausea, vomiting, weakness, indigestion, diarrhea, mouth sores, headache, muscle or joint pain, numbness/tingling/burning of the hands/feet, dizziness, infections, anemia, hair loss, low blood counts making you prone to infection, bleeding. In Stage 3B, only about 8% of people survive 5 yrs, WITH radiation then chemo. ...Read more

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Who should not use Carboplatin?

Who should not use Carboplatin?

Carboplatin: "Carboplatin injection is contraindicated in patients with a history of severe allergic reactions to cisplatin or other platinum-containing compounds. Carboplatin should not be employed in patients with severe bone marrow depression or significant bleeding." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/carboplatin.html ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Can someone tell me what to expect while on carboplatin?

Dr. Liawaty Ho Dr. Ho
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Carbo info: Please open this link http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a695017.Html.

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Can pregnant women use Carboplatin?

Can pregnant women use Carboplatin?

Carboplatin: Carboplatin is FDA Pregnancy Category D (Positive evidence of risk). ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on carboplatin/taxol?

Chemotherapy: Used for many malignancies, such as lung, ovary, breast, bladder. Side effects include nausea, hair loss, numbness and tingling of fingers and toes, low blood counts-white cells, red cells and platelets. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Has anyone had an allergic reaction to carboplatin?

Dr. James Fox Dr. Fox
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Has anyone had an allergic reaction to carboplatin?

Yes: Allergic reactions to Carboplatin have been described and can be severe. Skin testing can be used to confirm sensitivity, and there are desensitzation protocols that enable allergic patients to receive this medication. ...Read more

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Adding more chemo dasatinib and carboplatin likely to work?

Adding more chemo dasatinib and carboplatin likely to work?

Restate question: Hi jsalyers9. Can you restate your question with a little more information. What is being treated? What treatments have already occurred? Thanks. ...Read more

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What is the first session of carboplatin and radiation like? What can I expect?

What is the first session of carboplatin and radiation like? What can I expect?

Not much: Oncologists routinely give several anti-nausea medicines with cisplatin and irradiation. Some of those Meds make a person drowsy. You will get much fluid by vein; expect to urinate a lot. Some fatigue is common. If doctor prescribes anti--emetics, take them TO PREVENT nausea and vomiting. ...Read more

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I just received my first treatment of paraplatin (carboplatin).. I forgot to ask bnefit?

I just received my first treatment of paraplatin (carboplatin).. I forgot to ask bnefit?

Depends : What you get from any chemotherapy depends greatly on the type of cancer and the stage, so your question cannot be answered. My advise is that you discuss the benefit vs. Side effects of any therapy with your doc before you agree to get it. It is your right and also your responsibility as patient. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Paraplatin (Definition)

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