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What food can a patient on carboplatin eat that does not clash with the metal taste?

Posted 25 May 2018 by Perplexed Patient 0 answers

So far veggies, sweets and bacon are ok. Pasta, rice, potatoes, chicken, seafood, onion are unacceptable. Beef is bearable. What can be done to lessen or remove the metal taste? Rinsing the mouth with baking soda or mouthwash does not help. Thank you in advance.

How safe is it to restart my Herceptin?

Posted 28 Sep 2017 by eyoung 0 answers

I recently developed severe chemotherapy induced peripheral neuropathy with Herceptin, Taxol and Carboplatin. I also noted bluish discoloration in my fingers as well as ringing in my right ear plus intermittent blurry vision. My treatment has been stopped for 4 weeks this week and Herceptin is ...

Can I take Turmeric along with the chemotherapy drug Carboplatin?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by Lwalsh7412 1 answer

Am interested in taking herbal supplements a along with Carboplatin chemotherapy treatment and my Oncologist said certain hebs can interfere with the effectiveness of the chemo. Possibly negate the effects. Was wondering if anyone has any more info on these two drugs taken together ( the ...

How does carboplatin need to be stored?

Posted 2 Jul 2014 by frich376 1 answer

Is it justified to give duloxetine to a cancer stage IV patient (ca cervix with metastasis in lungs?

Posted 24 Jul 2013 by maryam_zehra90 2 answers

Is it advisable to give it to a patient of stage IV cancer in order to decrease the effects of peripheral neuropathy caused by chemotherapy drugs (Pacitaxel + Carboplatin)

Endometrial Cancer - If Taxol & carboplatin did not work is there hope for anything else to work?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 by evelynbradbury 1 answer

My cancer had spead to the lympth nodes Taxol & carboplatin did nothing to help is there hope another drug will work?

My patient was infused lipodox 58mg with Carboplatin 390mg. on 10th. May 2013. After elapsing of?

Posted 23 May 2013 by shaonimitra 1 answer

... 12-13 days, she is suffering from severe loss of blood count. In three occassions, packed cell and platelet have been infused but that are not being stable. Would you please tell the appropriate treatment ?

Does carboplatin cause vision disturbances?

Posted 22 Jul 2012 by thomjl 1 answer

My dad just finished his 2nd round of carboplatin 2 days ago. he is complaining of intermittent vision changes he calls its like "snow blindness". could this be due to the carboplatin?

Carboplatin - Vomiting days after infusion?

Posted 8 Feb 2012 by StillMe 1 answer

I had my first Carboplatin infusion Tuesday last week. Last evening and today I have been vomiting, both after eating or drinking something, and when nothing has been consumed for some time beforehand. Is this likely to be chemotherapy related, a week later?

So carboplatin and Gemzar is a good match for recurrent OC?

Posted 22 Oct 2011 by gracedlu 1 answer

Especially if Taxol caused severe neuropathy?

I had to miss my last dose of carboplatin due to low counts, will this effect my outcome?

Posted 19 Mar 2011 by tjwllmssr 1 answer

I take Erbotux with it, and am still taking it. I had a plan of what they called a 6 pack, but only had 5 of the carboplatin

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - Stage IV Metastatic Lung CA?

Posted 11 Oct 2009 by opiedude 2 answers

with mets to spine and liver. After 2 rounds of chemo (Alimta and Carboplatin), there was no improvement and I had 2 additional tumors in the liver. Chemo was stopped and I was put on Tarceva. I've been on it for 3 days and I've experienced diarrhea. I would like to know what information ...

Trying to find % active ing.of drugs - cisplatin, carboplatin etc. Where could I find this info?

Posted 9 Nov 2009 by chemoresearch 1 answer

I am a scientist treating cancer cells with chemo. drugs - I have found data on patient doses as well as in vitro treatment doses but patients receive IV/oral treatments; cells receive the pure drug, no supplements - how much is each receiving? I wanted to do a comparison. Thanks!!!

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