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Chemotherapy drugs

You might have chemotherapy alongside other types of cancer drugs or treatments. Find out about chemotherapy drugs and their possible side effects.

Paclitaxel (Taxol)

Find out what paclitaxel is, how you have it and other important information about taking paclitaxel for ovarian cancer.

Carboplatin

Find out what carboplatin is, how you have it and other important information about taking carboplatin for ovarian cancer.

Gemcitabine (Gemzar)

Find out what gemcitabine is, how you have it and other important information about taking gemcitabine for ovarian cancer.

Etoposide (Vepesid)

Find out what etoposide is, how you have it and other important information about taking etoposide for ovarian cancer.

PC (paclitaxel and carboplatin, CarboTaxol)

Find out what paclitaxel and carboplatin (PC) is, how you have it and other important information about having PC for ovarian cancer.

Liposomal doxorubicin

Find out what liposomal doxorubicin is, how you have it and other important information about having this drug for ovarian cancer.

Trabectedin (Yondelis)

Read about trabectedin, how you have it and other important information about taking this chemotherapy drug. 

Cyclophosphamide

Find out what cyclophosphamide is, how you have it and other important information. 

Topotecan (Hycamtin, Potactasol)

Find out what topotecan is, how you have it and other important information about taking topotecan for ovarian cancer.

Last reviewed: 
27 Apr 2016

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