I have been taking Xalkori for 3 1/2 weeks, and the severe diarrhea and stomach pain has not subsided. Immodium is not working. Anything I can do?
27 Dec 2011
Hello Janifus, I've been on Xalkori for 6 weeks now, and have experienced just about all of the side effects. My doctor gave me an Rx for the stomach problems. For the diarrhea, I havn't found a solution other than when the feeling hits, don't delay. All things considered, the side effects aren't as bad as I would have expected for a chemo drug. If this stops or slows the spread of the cancer, I can tolerate the discomforts.
P.S. I know what the directions say, but I've found taking the drug with food (like ice cream) seems to help. Anything that coats the stomach...
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