Medicines used to treat cancer are very strong and can have many unwanted effects. Before receiving this medicine, you and your doctor should talk about the good this medicine will do as well as the risks of using it. .
A doctor or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a hospital or cancer treatment center. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
This medicine is usually given every 3 weeks and is used together with other cancer medicines, such as cisplatin or doxorubicin.
You may also receive other medicines to help prevent allergic reactions and nausea or vomiting from paclitaxel.