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Regimen Information

For Cisplatin + Taxol, including Side Effects

Cisplatin + Taxol

Drugs in this Regimen:

For the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

How Cisplatin + Taxol chemotherapy is given and possible side effects.

Cisplatin + Taxol for the treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Cisplatin + Taxol (paclitaxel) is used in the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

MOST COMMON SIDE EFFECTS OF CISPLATIN + TAXOL

  • Diarrhea

  • Nausea & Vomiting

  • Neuropathy

  • Anemia

For more information, see the 'Expert Resources' tab below.

Community Responses

Often, the most helpful information regarding treatment side effects comes not from clinical brochures, but rather from other patients like you. We've collected the most helpful community resources to help you prepare for the side effects and coping tips for your chemotherapy regimen.

What side effects did you experience while on this medication?

The following have been voted the 3 most helpful responses to this question.

Hi, I'm Joseph A.

Two treatments three weeks apart experienced cramping in toes , legs , fingers , flue like symptoms and loss of hair.

  • Wed Jun 10, 2015
Hi, I'm JACK H.

Two treatments, 3 weeks apart. Neuropathy in hands, and feet. Swelling ankles. Very tired most of the time.

  • Thu Jan 30, 2014
I'm smit, and I'm a survivor of Lung Cancer

Tired all the time. The treatment seems effective.

  • Sun Sep 9, 2018
I'm smit, and I'm a survivor of Lung Cancer

Tired all the time. The treatment seems effective.

  • Sun Sep 9, 2018

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