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Protein-Bound Paclitaxel: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking protein-bound paclitaxel if you have:
  • A history of low levels of white blood cells in the blood
  • Any infection
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also let your healthcare provider know if you are:
You should also make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Protein-Bound Paclitaxel to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Overdose on Protein-Bound Paclitaxel?

People who take too much protein-bound paclitaxel may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Mouth sores or other sores in the digestive tract
  • Bone marrow depression (a decreased ability of the bone marrow to make blood cells)
  • Nerve problems, including nerve pain or unusual sensations (such as burning or tingling).
It is unlikely for a person to overdose on protein-bound paclitaxel, as it given by a healthcare provider.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Protein-Bound Paclitaxel?

If you do not take your protein-bound paclitaxel as scheduled, talk with your healthcare provider as soon as possible to set up your next infusion appointment.
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