Each dose of Taxol is given over a one-hour period. In most cases, people receive their injection at their healthcare provider's office, a hospital, or at an infusion center. To prevent allergic reactions and fluid retention, you will be given certain medications before each IV dose of Taxol. These medications include products such as:
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