Taxol Warnings and Precautions
You should not take Taxol if you:
- Are allergic to Taxol, paclitaxel, or any inactive components used to make Taxol. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have a low neutrophil count (below 1500 cells/mm3) before starting Taxol (or less than 1000 cells/mm3 for people with AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma).
There are a number of situations in which Taxol should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Taxol warnings and precautions that may apply to you.