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Condition: Prevent Decreased White Blood Cell Count from Cancer Chemotherapy
7/4/2014 10:55:43 AM

Reviewer: just me, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Originally when I used the full dose of Neulasta I had severe pain. The option at that time was to have daily shots of neupogen instead. MUCH less discomfort. Then I asked my oncologist if she could give me a lower dose of Neulasta so I would not have to come in daily for a shot. She agree to give half a shot to see how it would work. It works GREAT. No or little discomfort and only one trip 24 ho ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Decreased White Blood Cell Count from Cancer Chemotherapy
5/2/2014 2:38:25 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my first chemotherapy treatment for Breast Cancer. It was followed by an injection of this drug the next day. About 6 hours after the injection, I began an intense 6-7 day migraine. My usual Imitrex would barely touch the pain. I finally found taking an Imitrex and a Benadryl would give me some relief. I also had some chest pains, bone aches, and dizziness. I found the migraine debilitat ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Decreased White Blood Cell Count from Cancer Chemotherapy
1/21/2014 5:02:38 AM

Reviewer: Roxanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I think it has worked well, but am scared of it. I have been given the shot DURING chemotherapy and everything I have read says that it should not be given till 24 hours AFTER chemo.

Condition: Prevent Decreased White Blood Cell Count from Cancer Chemotherapy
1/6/2014 1:27:33 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have had a neulasta injection 24 hours after chemo treatment several times now. I didn't have any pain until the last one and it was miserable! It was like the worst migraine over my entire body, head, neck, jaw, back and hips ached constantly with no relief for 2 1/2 days.I took lortab and percocet and zyrtec. I was told to take claritin or zyrtec for body aches. The last sleepless night I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Prevent Decreased White Blood Cell Count from Cancer Chemotherapy
10/10/2013 7:03:46 PM

Reviewer: BackPain!, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
4 days after my shot I had EXCRUTIATING lower back. I associated it with my Herpes. Dr didn't think so. Second shot I had similar pain but it moved up my back and to my sternum. Ibuprofin helped but Drs say no vitamins which I would normally use to combat outbreaks. Has anyone else experienced this?

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