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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 ...

What alternatives are there to xgeva?

Posted 8 Feb 2014 by kgc2043b 3 answers

my concern is about osteonecrosis of the jaw,as I don't have great oral health. my medical oncologist wants to put me on xgeva for my stage 4 metastatic prostate cancer which is in the bones.

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 ...

Has the Gabapentin caused weight gain or swelling in anyone?

Posted 29 Jan 2014 by chirsch4 3 answers

My oncologist wants me to start taking Gabapentin - 300mg to help with my night sweats, caused by Tamoxifen. Has anyone had weight gain or swelling associated with this drug?

Nivolumab - When should I stick with Opdivo after 6 weeks or change to cabozantinib?

Posted 10 days ago by jimchardy 0 answers

I had been on Sutent for alost five years, keeping my renal call carcinoma, mtasticized to pelvis from spreading. About six weeks ago, C/T scan showed the cancer had returned to my lung. My oncologist recommended changing to Opdivo, one infusion every two weeks. After three treatments, a new C/T ...

To Tamoxifen or Not Tamoxifen, that is the question?

Posted 15 Jan 2014 by Trying2Prevent 3 answers

Long story short... found lump in breast, needle biopsy done came back as atypical ductal hyperplasia, surgically removed the lump, came back as benign. My breast surgeon sent me to see an oncologist and she suggested to start taking Tamoxifen as a chemopreventive since my Gail Model %'s were ...

Where can I get temodar 140mg in Barranquilla, Colombia. I have a brother with a brain tumor cancer?

Posted 12 Dec 2013 by sonialuzcb 2 answers

... and we have not been able to find medicine yet.The oncologist prescribed the 30 caps of 140mg tomozolamida on 4th December and until today the health institution has not achieved. Please send me the list where you can get in Colombia or abroad.

Why do so many anti depressants increase sweating?

Posted 24 Jun 2014 by npgrace1018 2 answers

Per the directions of my oncologist, I have recently been "dosing down" Cymbalta before discontinuing it, which I have done. Now a decision must be made for which anti depressant I SHOULD be taking that will interact better with my chemo med. As a menopausal female taking Tamoxifen for ...

I have CLL. 2 months ago I started taking Imbruvica. Now my WBC has doubled?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by BK 73 1 answer

Now my oncologist has prescribed prednisone 50 mg one daily ? I am a 12 year CLL survivor. Why do you think my wbc has more than doubled? And is taking prednisone a good idea since my immune system is already weakened?

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?

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

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 ...

Iam a QC analyst of Oncology drugs(Capecitabine, Gefitinib, Imatinib Mesylate etc.,)?

Posted 31 Jan 2014 by mahijene 1 answer

While doineg the analysis, if i used PPE(Saftey) also, some drugs may enter in to the body. it may leads to cancer (or) any harmful side effects is there, i want to know details Pls answer me.

Has anyone been taken off Rituxan because developed too much "white matter"?

Posted 5 May 2014 by Rosemarytootsie 1 answer

Hi and Good Morning- I was just taken off of my 2 year maintenance of Rituxan. The reason was after receiving 4 treatments I started having questionable neurological issues. Nothing major. The oncologist sent me to have a brain scan. A neurologist read it an said i had too much white matter showing ...

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) - I am not usually on this end of the question/answer forums but?

Posted 18 Jun 2014 by summer313 1 answer

... I was diagnosed today (6-17) with CLL. I had my suspicions over a year ago and began watching my numbers but because I was a victim in a crushing accident over 15 years ago my oncologist has been trying to make things easier on me and we decided to forego the pain of a bone marrow biopsy and ...

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