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

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Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
4/9/2014 4:55:13 PM

Reviewer: Theresa, 25-34 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:
Easy fast drug to take as part of my treatment for ovarian cancer in 2011.

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
4/14/2010 9:41:07 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was initially diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2006 and had three treatments of Taxol and Carboplatin. After CA-125 increased in 2009, I had six treatments. I had an allergic reaction from the carbo during treatment #2. Subsequent treatments included steriods prior to the infusion. I had no nausea at all - fatigue for a few days after then nominally tired. I had Neulasta shots right after m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
11/18/2009 1:10:50 PM

Reviewer: Saundra, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had 8 doses with Taxol starting in 2007. After a rising CA125, I have now had 4 doses. I had a mild allergic reaction on the 4th dose and will premedicate for the 5th.

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
4/14/2009 12:22:27 PM

Reviewer: 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:
The combination of this drug and taxol saved my life. I did have an allergic reaction to the taxol but doubling up on steriods helped. The out come was very worth all the side effects!

Condition: Cancer of the Ovary
1/9/2009 6:52:14 AM

Reviewer: Carol Ellis, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My experience with this drug was better than I expected. I had no nausea, tiredness-yes but rest was essential. I had a longer time getting my white cell count back but with a shot of Neulasta it improved greatly.

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