Eruptions generally occur within 1 week of receiving the drug and resolve before the next infusion.The cumulative risk of developing treatment-related acute myeloid Infusion reactions were generally mild and consisted of hyperpigmentation, inflammation, redness or dryness of the skin, phlebitis, extravasation, or swelling of the vein.1. Chemotherapy reduces the ability of the bone marrow to make these cells.You will have regular blood tests throughout your treatment to check your blood count. Ladies, thank you so much for your advice & support. For some people this fatigue can last for several weeks or even months after the treatment has finished. I feel blessed. Docetaxel can temporarily affect the number of healthy blood cells in the body. Legs propped up. You should not breastfeed while you are using docetaxel injection and for 2 weeks after the final dose. Docetaxel injection may harm the fetus.
Some women can still become pregnant even if their periods are irregular or have stopped, so effective barrier contraception such as a condom should be used.Speak to your oncologist if you are considering trying to get pregnant after chemotherapy. But it will effect every person differently.I always got the Neulasta shot on Wednesday, and I started having the bone pain on Friday evening...plus aching.I got unspeakable bone pain in all 206 bones about 36 hours after the shot and it lasted for about 4 days.If your Dr didn't tell you what meds you can take for it, just call and ask~ they are so happy to help us, and give us whatever advice to make us comfortable! I used to think that I can tolerate pain but this is ridiculous. I was given Codeine but the lady said if that didnt work i could try Co-codemol or Tramadol. Hi......assuming this is your 1st Docetaxel? The median time to first Skeletal-related Event (defined as radiation therapy or surgery to bone for prostate cancer, pathologic bone fracture, spinal cord compression, or change of antineoplastic therapy to treat bone pain…
Also had back pain and being in pain makes me miserable so definitely take them! Breast Cancer Now is a company limited by guarantee registered in England (9347608) and a charity registered in England and Wales (1160558), Scotland (SC045584) and Isle of Man (1200). !Oh it just hurts my heart to hear your going through the pain of those shots.
Extra strength Tylenol has helped me too.Hi! Talk to your GP or specialist before having any vaccinations.If someone you live with needs to have a live vaccine speak to your specialist or GP. Some people lose nails on their fingers or toes during or shortly after treatment, but they will grow back.Your mouth may become sore and ulcers can develop.
ThanksUGH, I hated those Neulasta shots. The number of white blood cells usually returns to normal before your next cycle of chemotherapy is due.Before starting chemotherapy you should be given a 24-hour contact number or told where to get emergency care by your specialist team. New to this site, new to Cancer.
My treatment ended May 3, 2017, so closing in on a year. It can also be given before surgery – this is called neo-adjuvant therapy. Hi. Not having enough white blood cells can increase the risk of getting an infection. Take the maximum strength of whatever painkillers you can tolerate - if necessary get some strong ones from the doctor. The steroid drugs that you are given to prevent an allergic reaction to docetaxel will help reduce the chance of fluid building up. 7 days later again hit with excruciating leg pain and pain in my arms. Long story short, pain was unbearable, and tonight I am once again dying from the lower back spasms and hip and groin pain. Thank you so much. It def gets better I promise and I'm on my second lot and found the tiredness worse than the pain second time round.
My sister is going through something very similar.