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Other names: Paclitaxel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Taxol for Cancer
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and Taxol, I would get chills and fever from time to...
" ...should let the doctor know about these symptoms right away. When I was on Taxotere and Taxol, I would get chills and fever from time to time. This can happen when white cell count is down.... "
it may cause nausea, dizziness, fever, chills, sore throat...
" ...my friend is also using Taxol for some time already. ...About side effects of Taxol I may say they are common for this kind of medication so it may cause nausea, dizziness, fever, chills, sore throat and... "
chillsHi. I started weekly Taxol and Herceptin doses last w...
" Taxol, Herceptin, fever, chills Hi. I started weekly Taxol and Herceptin doses last week. ...lot of fatigure, but no chills or fever. I have ...it is good to have chills and fever with this treatment because... "
he second. He is on Taxol and Carboplatin. Are the chills a...
" Chills and Fever after 3rd Chemo should we be concerned ...day , But he has basically been running low grade fever and chills for a week now ...or the second. He is on Taxol and Carboplatin. Are the... "
I was given carbo/taxol for 3B NSCLC. I also had concurrent...
" I was given carbo/taxol for 3B NSCLC. I also had concurrent radiation. I had no nausea but did get chills, fever, diarhea, etc. It is rough... "
d maybe some mild diarhhea, I didn't have any side effects f...
" ...to ask me some questions on Herceptin go ahead. I am ...Herceptin (8 of which included Taxol). Aside from fever and chills on the first cycle only, and maybe some mild diarhhea, I didn't... "
can't start his carbo/taxol until they can relieve th...
" ...additional complications. My father has run a fever/chills on and off for the ...so they decided to go to augmentin. They did a CT ...am guessing we can't start his carbo/taxol until they can relieve this... "
first dose I had 2 hours of fever and chills. Then it never...
" ...answer your question about Herceptin side effects. With the first dose I had 2 hours of fever and chills. Then it never happened again. ...(although it could have been the Taxol, but I don't... "
different. I get chills and fever sometimes and sometimes...
" I, too, am on carboplatin and taxol and find that each time goes different. I get chills and fever sometimes and sometimes I don't. ...take anything for the nausea besides what they give him on the day... "
still having discouraging side effects--fever, chills, he...
" ...whether I wanted to include Taxol with the Herceptin. My oncologist ...I decided not to do the Taxol. After my second treatment of Herceptin, I am still having discouraging side effects--fever,... "
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