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Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel Information

Paclitaxel Benefits & Uses - Paclitaxel Benefits & Uses in English

Paclitaxel is used to treat the following -

Paclitaxel Dosage & How to Take - Paclitaxel Dosage & How to Take in English

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Paclitaxel - Paclitaxel Active Ingredients in English

Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel Side Effects - Paclitaxel Side Effects in English

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Paclitaxel is used -

  1. मतली या उलटी
  2. दुर्बलता
  3. लाल चकत्ते
  4. रक्तस्राव Moderate
  5. एनीमिया Severe (और पढ़ें - एनीमिया के घरेलू उपाय)
  6. रक्तचाप कम होना
  7. फ्लशिंग (चेहरे, कान और गर्दन में गर्मी की भावना)
  8. न्यूरोपैथी
  9. दस्त
  10. सफेद रक्त कोशिका गिनती में कमी (न्यूट्रफिल्स)
  11. एडिमा Moderate
  12. बालों का झड़ना Mild
  13. संक्रमण
  14. इंजेक्शन लगने वाली जगह पर एलर्जी की प्रतिक्रिया
  15. बुखार Mild (और पढ़ें - बुखार कम करने के घरेलू उपाय)
  16. स्टोमाटाईटिस (मुंह की सूजन)

Paclitaxel Related Warnings - Paclitaxel Related Warnings in English

Is the use of Paclitaxel safe for pregnant women?

Paclitaxel shows severe effect on pregnant women. For this reason, take it after medical advice only. Taking it with your desire can be harmful.

Severe

Is the use of Paclitaxel safe during breastfeeding?

Paclitaxel may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Paclitaxel on the Kidneys?

You can take Paclitaxel without any fear of damage to kidney.

Safe

What is the effect of Paclitaxel on the Liver?

Paclitaxel may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Paclitaxel on the Heart?

Side effects of Paclitaxel rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Paclitaxel with Other Drugs - Severe Interaction of Paclitaxel with Other Drugs in English

Paclitaxel should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paclitaxel Contraindications - Paclitaxel Contraindications in English

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Paclitaxel unless your doctor advises you to do so -

Frequently asked Questions about Paclitaxel - Frequently asked Questions about Paclitaxel in English

Is this Paclitaxel habit forming or addictive?

No, Paclitaxel is not habit forming.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, after taking Paclitaxel, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Paclitaxel.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Paclitaxel in mental disorders is not effective.

नहीं

Paclitaxel Interactions with Food and Alcohol - Paclitaxel Interactions with Food and Alcohol in English

Interaction between Food and Paclitaxel

You can take Paclitaxel with food.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Paclitaxel

Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Paclitaxel as it can have severe side effects.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 967-969
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 865-866
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Taxol® (paclitaxel)
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user;Abraxane® (paclitaxel protein-bound particles)