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Method of use: Injection
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Does Taxol cause Joint Pain ?

Joint Pain is a known side effect of Taxol
#8 in Taxol discussions - 2,310 posts discuss Joint Pain with Taxol. Joint Pain is #8 concern in Taxol discussions.
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axol and it just gives me pain in joints about 3 days a...
" Hi Collette I am going on my third taxol and it just gives me pain in joints about 3 days after treatment. ...vicodin but usually just take tylenol extra... "

a lot of shooting joint pain on taxol, and I am only 33!...
" ...chemo so I am no help, but I have a lot of shooting joint pain on taxol, and I am only 33! Just keeping this bumped... "

taxol in May and have terrible hip and joint pain. Glad...
" ...for the update! I finished taxol in May and have terrible hip and joint pain. Glad to know that it ...that the AI girls get joint pain, but I'm... "

treatment, I think it was the taxol that helped to cause th...
" Hi Taxol gave me terribe joint pains,( Ive no bone involvement) hips ...spine while on treatment, I think it was the taxol that helped to cause this as... "

I had joint pain after taxol and also from Arimidex....
" ...I was just wondering how they know it is the Herceptin causing the pain? I had joint pain after taxol and also from Arimidex. But, Herceptin didn't seem to... "

still have joint pain from Taxol. Most noticeable in the...
" ...Neta's level of strength, but am stronger each day. I do still have joint pain from Taxol. Most noticeable in the morning or when I get out of a chair.... "

having such joint pain after taxol treatment, and didn't...
" ...I would do the celebrex except my onc doesn't want me to take it, because of the effects on the heart.  So I'll take tylenol or arthritis pain reliever instead.  I only was prescribed... "

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caused joint pain for me. The Decadron would wear off,...
" Taxol caused joint pain for me. The Decadron would wear off, I'd get one decent night's sleep, and then the myalgia would set in. Yes, what you're describing may be inflammation from the... "

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treatment with Taxol has very bad joint pain, but it only...
" ...that will also help the rest of us. I can tell you that even my more traditional treatment with Taxol has very bad joint pain, but it only lasts for a few days. You... "

I also had joint pain, nail problems and some neuropathy...
" ...was much harder. While on Taxol, I also had joint pain, nail problems and some neuropathy like the other posters ...frequent slight nosebleeds while on Taxol. All in all, it was... "

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