Pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmacogenomics of paclitaxel.

Paclitaxel is widely used in many cancers including ovarian, breast, lung, head and neck and primary unknown. Paclitaxel is extensively metabolized by cytochrome P450s and excreted in bile. The cytochromes involved include 2C8 and 3A4. This is a review of the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, drug interactions, metabolism and pharmacogenomics of… CONTINUE READING