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Side effect(s) of Paclitaxel

Read the side effects of Paclitaxel as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Heart - Abnormal ECG, high blood pressure and slow heart rate.

Central Nervous System - Nerve damage.

Skin - Hair loss.

Gastrointestinal - Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Blood - Anemia, decrease in white blood cells, platelets and bleeding.

Liver - Elevated liver enzyme levels.

Hypersensitivity - Severe allergic reactions such as rash, hives, trouble in breathing, etc.

*Eye-Cystoid macular edema (CME).

Local - Injection site reaction.

Musculoskeletal - Muscle and joint pain.

Miscellaneous - Bone marrow infections.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Paclitaxel

Paclitaxel(Abraxane) generic is a chemotherapy agent, prescribed for ovarian and breast cancer. It slows or stops cancer cell growth.
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