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What can I do for muscle cramps while on aromasin or tamoxifen?

Posted 1 Oct 2010 by lallah 4 answers

I have leg cramps at night, my feet actually distort to a different shape. If I'am reading a book or magazine, my hands and digits will distort and I have to take my other hand and move it back in place. When I yawn or sometimes when I brush my teeth my jaw will feel like I have lock jaw. what ...

When can I expect side effects to kick in with xeloda?

Posted 8 Nov 2010 by mlpitts1 4 answers

can anyone tell me how soon i might expect to experience side effects? i took my first dose today. i'm waiting for the sky to fall at any moment. any chance i'll escape the awful sounding side effects of this drug? hopefully someone out there has had a good experience with this cancer ...

I have been taking Femara for 8 1/2 years and will continue until it stops working for me. Is?

Posted 29 Sep 2013 by lzs 4 answers

... anyone else taking Femara like this? I took Tamoxifen for 5 years, then when the cancer came back and metastasized, I was then put on Femara

Pain Medication for Bone and Liver Mets?

Posted 12 Jan 2013 by Metstirmarie 4 answers

In past I managed pain with 400 to 600 Ibuprofen. Then After taking Exemestane 25mg for MBC (metastatic breast cancer) I started having pain in my Hips, Pain and weakness in my Arm that would not go away. One day I would wake up no pain and the next the pain was back… I found out I have Bone ...

How quickly is Xeloda known to work?

Posted 28 Jun 2016 by happierman1 1 answer

Our oncologist states "4-5 weeks". Background: In March 2016, my wife was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer, metastasized to her liver; and told she would be dead by the end of 2016 IF she sought no treatment. Two weeks later she had her next antigen 27.29 and CEA blood tests/ On ...

I have been diagnosed with stage four met. breast cancer ,three tomors in breast three in liver and?

Posted 26 Oct 2009 by laura rose 4 answers

... four on the spine. I have a history of an imbalace in my hormones , and have elevated ast/and alt.levels in the liver, is Faslodex really my best otion??? How many women have side effects??? Does it interfere with hormones??? Also this cancer, my fourth is pro.and est receptor positive

Has anyone had neuropathy in feet but travels also up the leg?

Posted 7 Apr 2011 by nam124 4 answers

Been on Xeloda 1 1/2 years' now - major side effect is hand and foot syndrome. I use Bag Balm esp at night and try to lubricate during day but difficult. Wear gloves in the house to fold laundry and other chores that make my hands feel even more dry. For about a month now my right leg feels ...

After breast cancer two years ago I have been taking tamoxifen. Do you get lots of facial hair?

Posted 20 Nov 2011 by peggy whitney 2 answers

... growth? I am experiencing that in this past year. I have had a chronic cough,I am tired all the time, and hot flashes every day. I also bruise easily,my face is breaking out,I get muscle cramps and charlie horses. I am 60 years old

Pertuzumab - Does this drug cause restless leg or jerking of extremities?

Posted 18 Apr 2013 by 4unavigation 3 answers

Being treated for occult breast cancer, metastatic to lung and lymph node. Receiving herceptin, perjeta and taxol

Xeloda - What relief is there for the sore..chapped..red hands & feet?

Posted 14 Nov 2013 by njewmom 4 answers

Looking for a way to reduce the tenderness if the hands & feet.

What is the average copay for Ibrance?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by Lpatillo2001 4 answers

I have stage 4 metastatic breast cancer in my T8 and two spots on my right sacrum. My doctor has just prescribed me Ibrance and after much research I'm terrified of the pricing I've read. Can someone ease my fears of going bankrupt due to this medicine?

Have taken Zoloft for years successfully. I have metastatic breast cancer and started Tamoxifen?

Posted 31 Dec 2011 by Still tall 3 answers

... and am taking Tamoxifen for a couple of weeks. Just told there can be a drug interaction between Tamoxifen and Zoloft (possibly diminishing effect of Tamoxifen). I would like to continue to use Tamoxifen to see if it works for me (have already had other drug therapy over the last 5 years) and ...

Why isn't Faslodex considered a chemo therapy?

Posted 18 Jan 2012 by ander164 1 answer

Faslodex is the drug that is keeping my cancer stable but it is not considered a chemo therapy. Then what makes a drug a chemo therapy?

What is the treatment for angina caused by Xeloda?

Posted 12 Dec 2010 by angine 2 answers

Angina appeared on day 6. Was told to continue to day 14 as planned. Angina still bad on day 21. Not a pre-existing problem. My onc doesn't seem to know what to do about it, says it's "very rare" but it doesn't seem to be according to the web... Help!

I'am on tamoxifen and have severe muscle cramps in legs, feet, hands,and my sides by rib cage?

Posted 8 Sep 2011 by lallah 2 answers

What can I do for this? I'am taking potassium supplement 198mg: calcium 1200mg and magnesium chloride 143mg. I have been drinking more water but nothing is helping. I also have nueropathy in my feet from the chemo. If anyone has any suggestions it would be much appreciated. Thanks Lallah

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