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When can I expect side effects to kick in with xeloda?

Posted 8 Nov 2010 5 answers

can anyone tell me how soon i might expect to experience side effects? i took my first dose today. i'm waiting for the sky to fall at any moment. any chance i'll escape the awful sounding side effects of this drug? hopefully someone out there has had a good experience with this cancer ...

How quickly is Xeloda known to work?

Posted 28 Jun 2016 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 anyone had neuropathy in feet but travels also up the leg?

Posted 7 Apr 2011 4 answers

Been on Xeloda 1 1/2 years' now - major side effect is hand and foot syndrome. I use Bag Balm esp at night and try to lubricate during day but difficult. Wear gloves in the house to fold laundry and other chores that make my hands feel even more dry. For about a month now my right leg feels ...

Xeloda - What relief is there for the hands & feet?

Posted 14 Nov 2013 4 answers

Looking for a way to reduce the tenderness if the hands & feet.

Why do you need to take xeloda with food? is it ok to take it without food?

Posted 16 Sep 2013 1 answer

I have to take it each morning and have a hard time eating breakfast.

What is the treatment for angina caused by Xeloda?

Posted 12 Dec 2010 2 answers

Angina appeared on day 6. Was told to continue to day 14 as planned. Angina still bad on day 21. Not a pre-existing problem. My onc doesn't seem to know what to do about it, says it's "very rare" but it doesn't seem to be according to the web... Help!

What foods should I avoid while taking Xeloda?

Posted 18 Mar 2015 1 answer

Xeloda - Anyone have metastatic triple negative breast cancer? What additional treatments are you o?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 1 answer

... on? I tried Taxol first. Cancer has spread to spine, bones, hips, skull, pelvis, maybe more.

While on Xeloda, will I be toxic to my family or pet? What precautions should we observe?

Posted 9 Jan 2012 2 answers

Your recommedations will be helpful!

What vitamin B is folic acid? is that the one to avoid with xeloda?

Posted 24 Jun 2013 1 answer

should I avoid all B vitamins

How long after completing a treatment of xeloda can I expect to have side effects?

Posted 4 Dec 2013 1 answer

I finished my treatment in May 2013 and just recently go another eye infection.

Is muscle tightness/cramping with Xeloda normal? Only my calves seem to be affected and they are?

Posted 23 Mar 2011 1 answer

... tight even with stretches. Started the first day I started the meds. I take Oxaliplatin as IV with Xeloda pills.

Has anyone had a blood clot in their leg on Xeloda?

Posted 24 Apr 2012 1 answer

My fiancee was put on Oxaliplatin injection every 3 weeks while taking Xeloda twice a day for 3 weeks taking the fourth week off. He has stage 3 colon cancer that got a lymph node they didn't find to remove during surgery. He's only been on this regimen for since around the middle of ...

My sister -in -law has just started Xeloda this week. She had been on another medication for 16?

Posted 29 Mar 2013 1 answer

... months but it was not helping with her liver tumor. Now she is in pain. IS pain a normal side effect. Carole W

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