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Baclofen - How long does it take baclofen to kick in?

Posted 18 Nov 2017 by SandiF 3 answers

I was diagnosed with TJ N about seven years ago. I tried the usual, tegretol, neurontin, and Gabapentin before finally having GammaKnife Surgery (actually radiation) performed. Now, six years later and I am experiencing intense pain once more. Today, my Dr. Started me on Baclofen - 5mg three times ...

I am afraid to take Tamoxifen, should I be? I am already moodhy and have hot flashes?

Posted 25 Feb 2018 by Ricamary 1 answer

I had a very small amount of invasive cancer removed from my left breast. No cancer found in lymph nodes. However I have to endure 4-6 weeks of radiation. I am scared of this drug Tamoxifen--- plus I have to take for 5 years. I already experience mood swings and hot flashes how bad will this change ...

Had 1 lymph node removed and developed a knot size of an egg. What causes this?

Posted 2 Mar 2018 by chantita 1 answer

My doctor said my body would absorb the fluid and it has shrunk, It's smaller but still there. My surgery was a month ago. I'm supposed to start radiation for breast cancer in 5 days, should I wait till the knot is gone? Could this be lymphedema?

Can olmesartan medoxomil be crushed and added to liquid or food? My Mom is going through radiation..

Posted 12 Feb 2018 by SueQ1921 0 answers

... treatments of her vocal chords and is having problems swallowing. She can only eat liquids and very soft foods and has trouble getting her medications down

I'm 63 years old had my thyroid removal and supposed to go on a no iodine diet Jan 2 and then do?

Posted 1 Jan 2018 by Tried of this 2 answers

And then do radiation iodine. I had stage 3 what happens if I don't do the medication or the iodine diet

Nausea/Vomiting - I have nausea and vomiting after radiation, cannot eat for 2 days. Any advice?

Posted 2 Jan 2018 by Auntielou2 2 answers

I am approaching the end of radiation therapy and need to keep my weight up. Foods smell and taste bad. I need to eat. Zofran does not help.

How does Cialis work for ED that resulted from prostate cancer radiation?

Posted 7 Jan 2018 by TWLightning1 0 answers

I am 68 yrs old and was diagnosed with prostate cancer 12 yrs ago. I was radiated twice and basically ended up with "burned-out"prostate and nerve endings. After that, I used oral ED medicines, injections, and pumps successfully. These are no longer effective, so my doctor prescribed ...

What meds or supplements that works for ED from prostate cancer and radiation treatments?

Posted 5 Nov 2017 by Barutienam 1 answer

I have had prostate cancer and radiation treatments and nothing seems to work for Erectile Dysfunction. I am 78 years old.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by Noey0831 3 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 ...

Anastrozole - changing diet post lumpectomy?

Posted 22 Aug 2017 by Sobes 0 answers

I will be having Lumpectomy on Left for LDIC and Right LCIS. I will be doing radiation followed by anastrozole (pending results of sentinal node bx). I recently switched to vegan diet. I was wondering if anyone else has changed diet and if it had a positive effect on possible side effects of ...

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate - I don't have congestion, headaches, tooth pain etc... All I have is green?

Posted 20 May 2017 by Badnose 2 answers

liquid all day and night.. It will drip out if i don't blow my nose . I had squamous cancer in 2002. Had 40 treatments of radiation and one session of chemo. Never had any major issues all 15 years after till 5 months ago when this green liquid started pooling in my nose . It is every 15 or 20 ...

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