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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Taxol IV.

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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
11/29/2009 11:51:01 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medicine was nightmare. I took only one treatment and was so sick they had to cancel my second treatment. I had hives from head to toe, vomiting, diareah, tingling in my fingers, wide eyes zombie looking, lost all of hair, lost 20 pounds, prayed everytime I wanted to sip water, I still live on Immodium and it's been over 3 weeks since the treatment. Most of these side effects lasted 12 ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
8/10/2009 9:03:48 AM

Reviewer: JamieH, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had 6 treatments. I get the infusions 3 weeks in a row and then a week "off". The original plan was to follow this for 4 rounds. I am also getting Avastine the 1st and 3rd infusion of each round. At this point, don't know if it is helping. Initially I had terribly joint pain in my knees and very weak. This occured 2 days after the infusion and generally lasted 2 days. With ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
8/6/2009 5:13:27 PM

Reviewer: Mamadonna, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Completed 12 treatments Apr 09. Took treatment on Thurs. and was down thru Sunday. Worked Mon, Tues, Wed. Office Job, with very little energy and found myself forgetting things (very understanding boss). Already had osteoarthritis in knees before treatment, so it made it worse. Nausea & bloating feeling the day of and day after treatment. Wiped out for 3 1/2 days. Feet and Toes numb, but me ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
5/26/2009 10:17:22 PM

Reviewer: miley1964, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
2nd time on taxol had it in 2003 for first time the leg pain would last 4 days out of 7 of the duration of treatment, but at the time i was only 40 years old bounced back went back to very hard factory job and in 2008 breast cancer mastise to several areas of body, hip bones lower spine, should, liver, lungs. started taxol 05/26/2009 for another round 3 weeks on one off for 24 weeks with zyometo a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
5/2/2009 12:41:03 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

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