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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Doxil IV.

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Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
8/27/2010 8:19:00 AM

Reviewer: bert0250, 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my mother had carbo/taxol, recurrance in 5 months. started doxil/carbo.after second treatment numbers went down. had third treatment and is now in hospital with severe blisters in her mouth and all over face and in scalp. very, very weak just had to sleep all the time . can't eat. nausea, vomiting. fever of 103.2 . they are giving a lot of antibiotics, she has been in hospital 6 days, still no ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
8/10/2010 7:21:05 PM

Reviewer: ronnie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Update: (1st reply was 3/2010) Finished six treatments doxil CA125 was 11, had ct scan no tumors. Drs. decided to keep me on doxil for maintaience, today CA125 is 11 (went as low as 10, still don't like when it goes up, even by 1 point)I do believe in this drug and find it very easy on body. Still have hair, brows and lashes! Prayers to All...

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
3/26/2010 9:30:04 PM

Reviewer: Ronnie, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
diagnosed in 01/2009, hysterectomy, etc. Started w/carbo, taxol, re-mission only 3 months. Started doxil in Jan.2010, immediate results.CA125 had rose to 160, one dose of doxil put me @remission status again, CA125 keeps going down (I've had three tratments with three remaining), minor side effects,so far no hair loss, maybe SLIGHT loss of eyelashes/brow thinning, I also have heartburn after d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
12/9/2009 6:20:10 PM

Reviewer: Kathy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had 7 treatments of Doxil (7 months). CA 125 is rising around 9 or 10 every month. I have had a few side effects (fatigue, low white blood counts, hand-foot syndrome), but the one that I would like to see if anyone else has had, is in the second week (when my counts are actually at their highest due to Neulasta), I run a fever, then develop a cough and end up with Bronchitis (at least that& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
11/18/2009 4:47:36 AM

Reviewer: bonbon, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
so far so good on this drug. amalso talking avaston with it . bon

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