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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 tried Latuda and it made me crazy. I have taken Paxil in the past but when I was diagnosed with?

Posted 15 Jul 2016 by cantcope 1 answer

breast cancer my Oncologist took me off of Paxil because he said it would not be compatible with the Tamoxifen that I needed to take for five years. I have stopped the Latuda but I need something for my OCD and anger issues and irritation. I am thinking about going back to the Paxil hoping that it ...

Is tramadol giving my dog diarrhea?

Posted 28 Feb 2015 by bananarama 3 answers

my Labrador has been given tramadol after major surgery to remove a mast cell tumour from her head. She went to an Oncology referral practice, and was an in-patient for 2 days following her surgery. We have to give her one 50mg tab twice daily. She has now devoloped diarrhea. Could this be the ...

Did taking vitamins with capecitabine make my side effects worse? I quit taking them when I looked?

Posted 21 May 2016 by S76Lewis 1 answer

... it up on the Internet. I had several more otc items like iron supplements with folic acid that I just quit taking as well. Why didn't my oncology doctor tell me not to take them? He checked my list.

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 ...

Opdivo - what about severe rashes-mom is calling it a vaginal yeast infection?

Posted 16 Apr 2016 by velmajimison 0 answers

Mom won't call oncologist. She has been treated for several months now with no issues with intravenous Opdivo for her lung cancer. She developed a rash and went to urgent care only and is throwing up the antibiotics. I want to cry and tell her to go to her oncologist. I think she's ...

Imuran - Did anyone develop oral lesions while on this med?

Posted 27 Mar 2016 by Cancer cause 0 answers

61 yo husband placed on Imuran for UC flare. Within three months developed a oral tongue cancer related to med. Oncologist stated he could never take a immunosupressant or TNF med again in future. Concerned over Imuran / UC treatment , if he should develop another type of cancer. He may have lost ...

Can the joint pain from anastrozole occur on only one side of the body?

Posted 16 Feb 2016 by MacB 0 answers

I have been taking anastrozole for 22 months and have experienced several side effects that have subsided. I am currently having hip joint pain on the right side. My oncologist does not believe it is a side effect as it is only on one side.

Votrient - Anyone on the STAR trial for renal cell cancer?

Posted 16 Dec 2015 by marose6 0 answers

Oncologist asked if I would like to be on the star clinical trial for renal cell cancer, taking pazopanib for 4 weeks with 2 weeks off.Anyone know about this trial

Xgeva - I have been on xjeva 5 years. Bone scan taken recently showed no metastatic cancer. My?

Posted 4 Oct 2015 by gdwaynew 1 answer

... oncologist took me off xjeva. My question is are there side affects from going off the drug

Small Fiber Neuropathy - My oncologist prescribed Gabapentin for Acute pain in hands and?

Posted 28 Sep 2015 by dbarbour 1 answer

the pain is still so severe at night i am getting NO sleep. I believe the problem is due to a pinched nerve instead of Neuropathy. Have had that a long time, however, recently have been painting on a ladder and moving into a home and this came on very sudden. Question is can I take a Motrin 600mg. ...

Nivolumab - My husband was recently diagnosed with renal carcinoma. He has metastatic lung desease?

Posted 18 Sep 2015 by Be healed 0 answers

... as a result of the kidney cancer. The kidney and mass will be removed surgically. The oncologist has recommended the Pd-1 phase 3 trial novolumab vs sunitinib for the matestatic Lung desease. I have been reading about it but can't decide if the trial is better then the standard treatment ...

I've been on Tamoxifen for 4 1/2 years. I'm also on Effexor for depression and anxiety. My?

Posted 1 May 2015 by Suemacd 1 answer

... oncologist recommended taking magnesium 200 mg to help with the hot flashes and it has helped somewhat, but I am still experiencing severe sweating. Has anyone else experienced really bad sweating along with the hot flashes. The sweating has almost ruined my life as I am embarrassed to go ...

Tamoxifen and depression?

Posted 4 Apr 2015 by Julziesplace 2 answers

What can I do to help maintain stability for me now that I have to stop taking Zoloft? My oncologist had no suggestions and I can't see my Psychiatrist for another week. I would like to be prepared when I see her. What has worked for other people?

Stivarga - my husband has severe pain on his feet and hands. also headache and chill at night. His?

Posted 19 Feb 2015 by jafariba 1 answer

... oncologist stopped the medication for 4 days and restart it with 3 pills after 4 days

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