Paclitaxel is an anti-cancer (antineoplastic or cytotoxic) chemotherapy drug. Paclitaxel is classified as a plant alkaloid a taxane and an antimicrotubule agent. For more detail, see How Paclitaxel Works section below).
Note: If a drug has been approved for one use, physicians sometimes elect to use this same drug for other problems if they believe it might be helpful.
How Paclitaxel Is Given:
Side Effects of Paclitaxel: