Active Ingredient(s): Paclitaxel
FDA Approved: * December 29, 1992
Category: Cancer

Paclitaxel (PTX), sold under the brand name Taxol among others, is a chemotherapy medication used to treat a number of types of cancer.[3] This includes ovarian cancer, esophageal cancer, breast cancer, lung cancer, Kaposi's sarcoma, cervical cancer, and pancreatic cancer.[3] It is administered by intravenous injection.[3] There is also an albumin-bound formulation.[3] Common side effects include hair loss, bone marrow suppressio... [wikipedia]

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