Taxol

123,308
Discussions
Share your experience
Other names: Paclitaxel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
Paclitaxel is a mitotic inhibitor used in cancer chemotherapy. It was discovered in a U.S. National Cancer Institute program at the Re...
Read on Wikipedia
3.0
5
Satisfaction score
?
Based on medical discussions around the web
Rate it yourself
Your rating:
Your rating has been added!
Taxol for Cancer
123,308 conversations around the web about Taxol to help you make a decision
We analyzed what people said about Taxol and compared it to other Cancer medications
Share your experience
3.0
Satisfaction score
?

Does Taxol cause Chemo Brain ?

#28 in Taxol discussions - 839 posts discuss Chemo Brain with Taxol. Chemo Brain is #28 concern in Taxol discussions.
We found 839 discussions
was bad while on Taxol and I too felt like I had the flu...
" ...one where Taxol was very ...on Taxol and still recovering from the fatigue, aches, neuropathy, insomnia, etc. Chemo brain or fogginess was bad while on Taxol and I too felt like I had the flu a... "

Post from
bca.ns.ca
through AC I began to experience \"chemo brain\": memory lo...
" ...through four courses of Taxol. Halfway through AC I began to experience \"chemo brain\": memory loss, can't find words, have ...lose it on Taxol. Has anyone kept their hair on Taxol? Thanks so... "

Post from
www.inspire.com
the TAXOL - I had extreme pain in my legs and found that...
" ...is no pain, however ...be from the TAXOL - I had extreme pain in my legs and found that warm bath helped immensely! Along with percocet. Hope this helps - Hang in there! My chemo brain was so... "

good but this chemo can be very effective for many people....
" ...intended but we have chemo brain to cope with! I had weekly Taxol (also called paclitaxel) ...own experience of Taxol wasn't good but this chemo can be very effective for many people.) There i... "

the A/C was. I'm starting to get annoyed with chemo brain...
" ...bad was after they were done hurting and it was ...few side effects, the Taxol is definitely easier to deal with than the A/C was. I'm starting to get annoyed with chemo brain though. That see... "

less spacey on Taxol and had less chemo brain than I did on...
" ...I did 12 rounds of Taxol, and they weren't so bad. ...four rounds of AC.) Taxol gave me mild diarrhea on ...felt less spacey on Taxol and had less chemo brain than I did on... "

Post from
csn.cancer.org
on my face, and unfortunately neuropathy. I had chemo brain...
" ...AC and taxol. I had severe ...with AC than taxol. Everyone is different, ...I got a taxol rash on my face, and unfortunately neuropathy. I had chemo brain which has significantly improved. I ... "

were affected, but not as bad. I have some neuropathy...
" ...Taxol. After the 2nd treatment my toenail (big toe) turned black. It eventually fell off. My other big toenal is also majorly discolored. Many of my toenails were affected, but not as bad. I have ... "

MY chemo brain has cleared up too but these hot flashes...
" ...taxol and just thought it should be coming in I AM NOT shaving my legs. not fair! lol wow Georgia girl. I am so glad. Only one more. and not much pain. any hair?? MY chemo brain has cleared up too... "

feeling which still lingers in my joints and chemo brain...
" ...and 2 courses of Taxol instead of four due to severe neuropathy and edema. I'm left with a glue like feeling which still lingers in my joints and chemo brain; no complaints there,... "

Your Saved Posts ()

The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
Back to Signup