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Anyone Taking Xoeleda? What Exleriences Are U Having On It?

Anyone Taking Xoeleda? What Exleriences Are U Having On It?

Xoeleda?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

No decrease in tumours.on xoleda. Huge uptake. Femour broke had metal plate and screws put in. 3 mos recovery. Had to stop navelbine for 8 weeks. Cancer… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Xeloda

Xeloda

Tried searching Xeloda and the posts are several years old. Is anyone currently taking Xeloda? Is anyone having stomach issues?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

You are welcome. . Prayers that it improves for you... if not ask about anti nausea meds... I have Compazine but rarely take it... good luck ..

posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone Taken Xeloda For Recurrence Of BC?

Has Anyone Taken Xeloda For Recurrence Of BC?

Would like to hear from people who are on Xeloda...

A MyBCTeam Member said:

@A MyBCTeam Member, Hi, Linda,thanks for responding. I've read your story and your updates. My triple negative lobular BC returned in the form of a rash… read more

posted about 5 years ago

Xeloda

Xeloda

I'VE been on Xeloda for 3 months. According to my oncologist the tumors in my hip and spine were healing and being replaced with scar tissue. I'd like to hear from anyone who has used Xeloda. How long were you on the drug and what were your side effects. Thanks.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I have been on Xeloda twice now. The first time I had to switch over from an allergic reaction to Doxil/Taxol combination infusion. I was on it 4… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Side Effects From Xeloda

Side Effects From Xeloda

Just started taking (Capecitabine) Xeloda, anyone else taking this oral chemo? What side effects, if any, are you having? How long before the side effects started.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I have been on zeloda for a reoccurance in my liver and bones since April. I didn't notice any side effects until a couple of months in. Mostly it has… read more

posted over 5 years ago

Xeloda

Xeloda

Anyone use xeloda for recurring bc ? Got 3 different treatment option from 3 different docs. I learned recurring is not common so there have been few studies and no firm treatment plan.

A MyBCTeam Member said:

What type bc

posted over 1 year ago

Did Anyone Have Severe Nausea On Xeloda?

Did Anyone Have Severe Nausea On Xeloda?

A MyBCTeam Member said:

I didnt.. and will be taking it again soon... make sure you are having a meal l was told by the pharmacy at least 200 calories more.. never had nausea..… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Has Anyone On Xeloda Had Shortness Of Breath With Chest Pressure From The Drug

Has Anyone On Xeloda Had Shortness Of Breath With Chest Pressure From The Drug

Has anyone else who has been on xeloda experienced shortness of breath with some chest pressure. I started on xeloda on Friday and by Sunday was having increased shortness of breath wich progressed along with some pressure in my chest and neck. I went to the ER where EKG, chest xray and all bloodwork was fine

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Valerierob I just read literally about 5 minutes ago on another support group that although uncommon Xeloda can cause chest pain that mimics heart… read more

posted over 5 years ago

What Other Chemo Treatment Can I Use After Xeloda Has Stopped Working?

What Other Chemo Treatment Can I Use After Xeloda Has Stopped Working?

I have metastatic, triple negative, breast cancer. I have been on ACT, Taxol, gemzar, carboplatin, xeloda and ruxolitinib (study drug, JAK inhibitor). Currently I am on Xeloda only. It is not working. I need to find another chemo treatment. I have one more cycle of Xeloda then I am going back to carboplatin. Carbo wreaks havoc on my blood counts so I am only able to stay on it for 4-6 months. I want to find a drug to work after that 4-6… read more

A MyBCTeam Member said:

Reading that you have been on so many different chemos and you keep going & going & going! You have inspired me to do the same...live on!

posted about 5 years ago