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Other names: Paclitaxel
Method of use: Injection
Prescribing mode: Rx
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Does Taxol cause Shortness Of Breath ?
Shortness Of Breath is a known side effect of Taxol
#21 in Taxol discussions - 1,441 posts discuss Shortness Of Breath with Taxol. Shortness Of Breath is #21 concern in Taxol discussions.
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st few weeks I've been having more shortness of breath an...
" Any input on weekly Taxol? My lung mets have progressed and many bone mets were discovered this spring when I was having discomfort in my legs/hips. The past few weeks I've been having more... "
have had persistent shortness of breath with Taxol and my he...
" Judy Hi i just started Taxol like you last week ...more treatments. I have had persistent shortness of breath with Taxol and my heart beating ...yet. But i'm more wiped out on Taxol than i was on... "
treatment. I was getting short of breath even walking...
" ...of two units of red blood cells on the day of my 8th Taxol treatment. I was getting short of breath even walking up the ramp between two areas of the medical center. I... "
super slow due to the feeling of shortness of breath. I...
" ...get myself geared up for round three of TCH. I have to have the Taxol super slow due to the feeling of shortness of breath. I am dreading going back. I am just starting to feel a little... "
one week i had too much chest pain and shortness of breath...
" ...set to have my second Taxol tomorrow i had to delay one week i had too much chest pain and shortness of breath. I dont know if i... "
s short-winded and always felt like I couldn't breathe d...
" ...also wager that it's the Taxol that's causing your breathing probs...I was short-winded and always felt like I couldn't breathe deeply... "
of stairs or something, and had much more on-going fatigue...
" I had the shortness of breath almost the whole time on carbo/taxol, especially if I took a flight of stairs or something, and had much more on-going fatigue. Didn't... "
Then radiation and then nothing. I still get short of breath...
" ...what kind of Chemo did you have? I had Cytoxin and Taxol. Then radiation and then nothing. I still get short of breath and don't have much energy. legs hurt and lower... "
a reaction to Taxol the first time I got it....numb lips,...
" I had a reaction to Taxol the first time I got it....numb lips, shortness of breath... plummeting blood pressure....I think its ...30 minutes before they administered Taxol the next time... "
shortness of breath and general weakness, feeling so tired...
" I have stage 4 NSCLC and am on carbo/taxol. After round three I had severe shortness of breath and general weakness, feeling so tired. My oxygen levels fell and needed oxygen. I ended up in hospital... "
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