... persists. has anyone experienced this problem?
To answer your question, yes. I have Stage 4 breast cancer with mets to lungs and bones in my spine. I also had moderate COPD with occasional shortness of breath. After receiving the Xgeva the Shortness of breath became severe, requiring Oxygen use during the day for about 2 weeks each month, I continued to receive the monthly dose for 6 months, took 9 weeks off due to the severe shortness of breath which was lasting longer each month and tried it again for 2 months, as Xgeva per my PET CT showed complete response to treatment. I believe it is an excellent drug and the vast majority of people benefit greatly from it without any side effects. I am simply one of the few in the 10% per Xgeva's web site that do experience Shortness of Breath which is compounded by the COPD.
- Xgeva Information for Consumers
- Xgeva Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xgeva (detailed)
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