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Wife completed 6 weeks of Taxol (paclitaxel) and she is having tingling in toes and fingers. What should we do?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
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In brief: Get a prescription

I have found metanx which is a prescription "medical food" containing l-methylfolate (a suped up folic acid, b6 and b 12) to be very effective at reversing this effect.
[sometimes, i take blood work to check vitamn b6, B12 levels before prescribing so not to give too much) highly effective treatment.

In brief: Get a prescription

I have found metanx which is a prescription "medical food" containing l-methylfolate (a suped up folic acid, b6 and b 12) to be very effective at reversing this effect.
[sometimes, i take blood work to check vitamn b6, B12 levels before prescribing so not to give too much) highly effective treatment.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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In brief: Chemo

Usually chemotherapeutic agents have a side effect of causing nerve issues in the extremities.
You should discuss with your wife's oncologist these symptoms.

In brief: Chemo

Usually chemotherapeutic agents have a side effect of causing nerve issues in the extremities.
You should discuss with your wife's oncologist these symptoms.
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
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