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What drugs are contained in Vyxeos?

Posted 10 Oct 2017 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Looking for feedback from anyone who had Reclast infusion for post radiation fractures (4) ?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by Bubbzy 0 answers

I'm 69, had chemo and radiation treatments for endometrial cancer ended in Dec. 2015. Since then I have had 4 fractures-1 in my Lumbar 5 and 3 in the sacrum due to the radiation the most recent 1 was repaired in August 2017. I suffer extreme pain and am debilitated with each new fracture until ...

Need help dealing with neuropathy?

Posted 24 Sep 2017 by kvankirk 2 answers

hi i need adivse on dealing with neuropathy widespride from chemotherapy been 2 years out of cancer treatments and getting worse i have been on neurontin had to Stop taking it made me confused and no relief been on Lyrica do not liked how it made me feel seemed to make pain worse i am at my wits ...

Anyone Delaying Anastrazole?

Posted 12 Oct 2017 by gft2bsimple 0 answers

I gained so much weight with chemo I'd sure like a month or two to get back to baseline before starting this drug. I see repeatedly on this forum it can also contribute to significant weight gain. I'd sure like time to recover from the side-effects of chemo and radiation before adding on ...

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 ...

Has anyone reported excessive sleepiness while on letrozole?

Posted 28 Aug 2017 by Zzzzzer 0 answers

I have been on letrozole for 18 months following chemo, radiation, and mastectomy for Stage II breast cancer (in right breast only) diagnosed in August, 2015. Since chemo, and continuing to date, I have routinely been sleeping 10 to 12 hours per night. Even after waking up to an alarm after 8 hours ...

Tamoxifen - When do the symptoms start!!?

Posted 12 Aug 2017 by Sweetpea1983 0 answers

I started taking it 4 days ago and today I'm so fituged it feels like I'm on chemo again. As a stage 2 and after bilateral mastectomy, I want to be able to take Tamoxifen, but after seeing all the comments, I'm now terrified!

I had a double mastectomy and 6 months of chemo and and 5 years of Femara. It was not in my lymph?

Posted 17 Aug 2017 by Paisley2017 0 answers

... nodes. I am 73 years old and the doctor advised me to take 5 more years of tomoxifen but the side effects were bad after 2 months. We discussed it and i decided not to take anything else after the five years on femara. What are the percentages of recurrence of cancer in my case

Can I have alcohol with Zejula? How bad are the side effects?

Posted 12 May 2017 by laurahgrant 3 answers

I have had chemo for ovarian cancer and responded pretty well on it. My doctor wants me to take Zejula nd I'm not sure if I should be excited or really uneasy about taking something this new. I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired all the time.

Votrient stage 4 renal cancer. Side effects? Does this even work?

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by Noey0831 2 answers

My father had his right Kidney removed in July of 2016. He also has COPD. The Dr. advised he took all the cancer out and he did not need chemo or radiation. He had bloods done in October of 2016 and January of 2017 all of which came back normal. This past March I returned home from vacation to ...

Can I take naproxen for my gout while taking capecitabine a chemo drug?

Posted 22 Jun 2017 by mmoffett 0 answers

I am having 6 weeks chemo and radiotherapy.

Loperamide - Can I twist open the capsules and put the powder in applesauce to take this medication?

Posted 26 May 2017 by cmfdrama 1 answer

... I have an ileostomy and will be going through chemo again. I already know that the chemo will give me the diarrhea side effect. I worry that the capsules won't dissolve and allow the medicine to be absorbed in my body to work as they're supposed to. I have no problem taking the ...

Zejula - My doctor is recommending this drug. Are the side effects as difficult as with chemo, and?

Posted 8 Apr 2017 by PAULA3414 1 answer

... do the lessen as time goes on? I have had difficulty with chemo and had low doses as a result.

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