7 patient evaluations for Chemotherapy

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Dec 28, 2016 (Started Jul 01, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I have not experienced any major exacerbations since starting it. A couple small flare ups which were easily fixed with pill form steroids

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 27, 2012 (Started Feb 07, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for lung cancer)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 other Weekly
Advice & Tips: The Treatment was a breeze but my immune resistance and bloods fell, so I got a very bad chest infection AFTERWARDS
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 10, 2011 (Started Aug 25, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for lung lobectomy)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (feet tingling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 25 mL Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 15, 2011 (Started Mar 15, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for breast cancer)
  • Side effects
    Severe (weight gain, hair loss, joint stiffness, hair loss)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 11, 2011 (Started May 23, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for breast cancer)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Side effects: depressed mood

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 25, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (tiredness)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: It works wonders for some people. It did not work for me and it damaged my heart.
Side effects: tiredness, tiredness

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 30, 2000 (Started Feb 15, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for breast cancer)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hair loss, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 2 hr Every Other Week
Advice & Tips: I was working full time at the time of treatment and was horribly exhausted all of the time. Prior to my chemo I had asthma that I had been told was from having been sick with pneumonia and scarring my lungs. After my chemo and radiation treatments my asthma was gone. Go figure.

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