AC/Paclitaxel, Sequential (Sequential AC/Paclitaxel)

This is a combination of several medications used to treat breast cancer. The medications given are:

Doxorubicin (also called Adriamycin)
Cyclophosphamide
Paclitaxel

Treatment may be repeated every 21 of days.

Combinations of medications are often more effective against cancer than a single medication used alone but combination regimens can sometimes be confusing. For example, a single nickname may be used for a couple of different regimens. Or, different nicknames might be used for the same combination of medications. New combination regimens are being studied all the time. And, old regimens may change over time. Always ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about your chemotherapy regimen.

From the Cancer Chemotherapy Manual, © 2001, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, Salt Lake City, UT. Published by Facts and Comparisons, St Louis, MO, www.drugfacts.com

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