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., .

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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...
Mostly hematologic. Low blood counts neuropathy hair loss fatigue mucous membrane irritation. Side effects of both individually and the cumulative toxicity usually with blood counts. Read more...

My friend gets carboplatin and Taxol (paclitaxel) 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...

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?

Clinical trials . Most physicians use 3 week Carboplatin and paclitaxol therapy for adenocarcinoma nsclc. This is mostly due to clinical trial data supporting the every 3 week regimens. Neuropathy is typically greater with weekly treatments. I usually will use Erbitux in combination with Cisplatin Navelbine (vinorelbine) based on clinical studies. Ask your physician because chemo choices are sometimes related to comorbid disease. Read more...
Alternative. Differen protocol. Talk to your oncologist, he is the only one that can advise. Read more...

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...

Can the reoccurance of cervix cancer within pelvis be cured with chemo[carboplatin+taxol]?

Ask your Oncologist. This is a question patients often ask their oncologists when he/she recommends chemotherapy.. So you should ask and see the answer you get. Then we can also verify it for you, if needed. Read more...

After taxol (paclitaxel) reaction for 3b squamous nsclc, husband is on weekly treatment, 2 wks abraxane, then 1 w/ abraxane/carboplatin. Is it normal & effective?

Yes its a good alter. If your husband has allergy to Taxol, (paclitaxel) then using Abraxane as an alternative is a good decision. This treatment works well in about half (50%) of the patients, not in the others. You will know within 6 to 8 weeks of chemotherapy treatments. Read more...

60 yo male starts 39 radiation, and low does carboplatin/taxol Wed. Is this effective on well differentiated squamous cell nsclc? Otherwise healthy.

Yes. RT chemo is an effective way to treat nsclc of lung. If it persists one can consider high dose MTX wsith rescue. Otherwise checkpoint inhibitors can frequently help. If lesion responds and becomes resectable that route should then be chosen since malignant stem cells frequently flare up after chemo response. Read more...