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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
11/2/2009 3:53:56 PM

Reviewer: rrwilson3765, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
CA125 was 2000 when diagnosed in Oct.31,2008. took carboplatin and taxol for 8 treatments. Had an allergic reaction to the carboplatin and also showed resistance to it. At that time my CA125 was at 64. I have had 3 treatments of doxil and as of now(One year after diagnosis) My CA125 is 45. Doxil is working. I have had redness and paain in my feet and haands buit nothing that put me down. Oth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
3/31/2009 9:50:36 PM

Reviewer: jgainer, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
was on Doxil for 13 (months)treatments. Not working too well anymore. New side effects cause chest discomfort

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
2/28/2009 9:49:59 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This treatment was completely ineffective against my grandmothers ovarian cancer. The treatment was very harsh and caused severe inflammation of the body. Ask your doctor many questions before starting this treatment.

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
8/16/2008 4:56:08 PM

Reviewer: talbrt16@aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
1999-CA125=2700 and scans. Full hysterectomy and debulking. Started with cisplatin/taxol, switched to carboplatin/taxol due to reaction. After nine mos. 1st recurrence-started doxil with carboplatin. Taken prophylatically every 7 weeks for 8 years. In my 6th yr had a recurrence due to coming off Doxil for about a few months when I went on kidney dialysis due to original cisplatin and we wanted ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
1/14/2008 2:01:58 PM

Reviewer: JWMPAM, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am the husband of an ovarian cancer patient and can tell you my wife's CA-125 started going down after two treatments (of a six month series) and now, the day before her fourth treatment,it continues to go down. She is experiencing very, very minimal side effects and we keep our fingers crossed, knock on wood, and pray to God that this medicine will take her to long, long term remission. Goo ... Show Full Comment

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