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Doctor insights on: Side Effects Of Adriamycin Cytoxin And Taxol

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Dr. James Dukelow
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Taxol (Definition)

Taxol or Paclitaxel is a chemotheaputic drug which is used to treat a variety of cancers including lung, breast, ovarian and head and neck cancers. It works by interfering with cell division. It is produced by a fungus that lives in a ...Read more


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Can you tell me about the long term side effects from the chemotherapy drugs adriamycin and cytoxin?

Can you tell me about the long term side effects from the chemotherapy drugs adriamycin and cytoxin?

TWO MAJOR ONES: Adriamycin and Cytoxan is a great combination regimen used in breast cancer. The major long term side effects for both of these drugs is secondary leukemias, risk is around 1%. For adriamycin there is a concern for cardiotoxicity, but risk rises with cumulative dose. Risk is less than 10%. Patients get an echocardiogram or muga scan prior to therapy to evaluate heart status. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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Taxol side effects

Taxol side effects

Many: The most common side effects are hair loss, lowered blood counts, neuropathy, leg pain, mouth sores, and severe allergic reaction due to the solvent used to dilute taxol (called cremophor). ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with Taxol?

Taxol: Taxol has many potential side effects. See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/taxol-side-effects.html ...Read more

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What are Taxol side effects to skin?

Numerous: According to the package insert, the following are possible side effects of taxol 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

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What are the different side effects of Abraxane and Taxol?

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

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Question about the side effects from paraplatin and Taxol together?

Question about the side effects from paraplatin 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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Does anyone know about the long term side effects from adriamycin?

Does anyone know about the long term side effects from adriamycin?

Possible AE's: May include infertility, heart dysfunction, bone marrow insuficiency, a second malignancy ( leukemia) - which may develop years after treatment has ended. ...Read more

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Unpleasant side effects from paraplatin and taxol?

Carbo / taxol: 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

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My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?

My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol combined and longterm - are there side effects to this?

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

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Adriamycin (Definition)

Adriamycin is a nausea and vomiting agent which is a ...Read more