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(also known as Paclitaxel)
Paclitaxel (TaxolŽ) is a drug used in the treatment of cancer. Paclitaxel has since become an effective tool of doctors who treat patients with lung, ovarian, breast cancer, and advanced forms of Kaposi's sarcoma. Paclitaxel is also used for the prevention of restenosis (recurrent narrowing) of coronary stents; locally... more at Wikipedia

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Breast Cancer
97
89%
Ovarian Cancer
22
91%
Lung Cancer
3
100%
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
1
0%
Cervical Cancer
1
100%
Overall, 89% (127 Members) find Taxol helpful
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Taxol Reviews

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I took it for 10 months-seemed to tolerate it ok and have now switched to abraxene
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evil stuff.
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was rough, but I got through it.
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In 2004 I did not handle this drug well. I developed severe neuropathy. In 2007 I handled it better but I had to take Lyrica for the neuropathy and pain killers to get me thru it.
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I finished 3 of the 4 scheduled treatments. I had joint pain and neuropathy during tx but its better now.
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Had 12 weekly treatments with little/no side effects
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Had taxol after adriamycin and cytoxan in 2005. Had neuropathy in my fingers and toes
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Did ok with this no problems really!!
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Leg Pain!
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Taxol was very difficult; blood vessels broke, muscle pain. And something caused my face and neck to swell up hugely. They weren't sure what was causing that; possibly a clot from the port (so the port was pulled).
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