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Other names: Paclitaxel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Does Taxol cause Chemo Brain ?
#28 in Taxol discussions - 1,075 posts discuss Chemo Brain with Taxol. Chemo Brain is #28 concern in Taxol discussions.
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was bad while on Taxol and I too felt like I had the flu...
" Gatomal, I was one where Taxol was very hard on me. ...after a month on Taxol and still recovering from the fatigue, aches, neuropathy, insomnia, etc. Chemo brain or fogginess was bad while on Taxol and... "
hrough AC I began to experience \"chemo brain\": memory los...
" ...through four courses of Taxol. Halfway through AC I began to experience \"chemo brain\": memory loss, can't find words, have ...might lose it on Taxol. Has anyone kept their hair on Taxol? Thanks so... "
TAXOL - I had extreme pain in my legs and found that warm...
" ...feeling may 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 very bad -... "
ood but this chemo can be very effective for many people.)...
" ...offence intended but we have chemo brain to cope with! I had weekly Taxol (also called paclitaxel) a ...(My own experience of Taxol wasn't good but this chemo can be very effective for many people.)... "
the A/C was. I'm starting to get annoyed with chemo brain...
" ...looked bad was after they were done hurting and it was just ...a 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.... "
s spacey on Taxol and had less chemo brain than I did on AC....
" ...I did 12 rounds of Taxol, and they weren't so bad. (I also had four rounds of AC.) Taxol gave me mild diarrhea on Days 3-5, and I ...felt less spacey on Taxol and had less chemo brain than I did on... "
on my face, and unfortunately neuropathy. I had chemo brain...
" I had AC and taxol. I had severe stomach and ...issues, more with AC than taxol. Everyone is different, some people ...them. I got a taxol rash on my face, and unfortunately neuropathy. I had chemo brain... "
were affected, but not as bad. I have some neuropathy...
" ...had 13 rounds of 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... "
hemo brain has cleared up too but these hot flashes! ug...
" ...had one treatment of 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... "
rmal other than the steroid-induced acne and chemo brain....
" ...I have my last Taxol on Friday. So excited! It has been so much better than the AC. I feel pretty normal other than the steroid-induced acne and chemo brain. My leg hair has ...So it must have... "
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