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How Long Do The Side Effect Of Taxol Last
Finished my last Taxol (paclitaxel) chemotherapy last week, having a side effect of my fingers swelling, swelling hurts, what can I do to stop the pain & swelling?
Hand swelling and pain: This is most likely side effect of Taxol (paclitaxel). Some side effects of taxol (paclitaxel) are neuropathy which is damaging of the nerve fibers joint pains and sometimes swelling of extremities. Most of this side effects get better after stopping the treatment but the neuropathy sometimes persists and requires lifelong medications. Follow up with your oncologist and discuss this problem.
My mom is undergoing chemotherapy-currently taxol- for breast cancer-is neuropathy that comes and goes a normal side effect?
2-3 days: It typically starts on day 3 and lasts for 2 or 3 days. Usually lasts for 3 days. Hope this helps.
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.
Numerous: 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.
My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?
Nsclc kras wild adeno iv. Seems Taxol (paclitaxel) + carboplatin (+erbitux) weekly instead of 3 weekly has min side efex. So why recommend every three weeks?
Alternative: Differen protocol. Talk to your oncologist, he is the only one that can advise.See 1 more doctor answer
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....
? Side Effects: After your last dose on day 5, it will take about 2.8 days for half of the medicine to be cleared out of your blood stream. After 14 days from day 5, the med will be cleared out. As for side effects, it will depend on the rate of clearance of the medication.See 1 more doctor answer
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I am diabetic for last 5 years. I take only insulin (Novomix 30) to control it. Does insulin has any long term side effect?
I have pink dots on my skin. Can it be a side effect of medicines or something like leukemia? Andhow long will last? They are tiny.
See your doctor: It could be nothing, but please see your doctor to be sure. It is very difficult to evaluate this condition over email/internet.
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