Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Xeloda Oral.

Overall User Ratings

135 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 46-50 of 59 Next»
Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/11/2009 11:31:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My cycle has changed from 4 tablets twice per day for 2 weeks to 1 week on, one week off. This has helped the hand and foot syndrome from being so painful. I have lost my finger prints, but crime free! I combine this medicine with Femara once pe day, and all tests are within the acceptable range after 4 months on Xeloda. I feel it is helping me,stiff muscles being the biggest challenge.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
4/2/2009 6:27:29 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
3/2/2009 5:15:38 PM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/20/2009 8:35:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Origninally diagnosed with Breast Cancer stage 2 I received the normal chemo but found out 1 year later that it had spread to my liver. After receiving carbo, as an IV chemo it blasted away the left side of the liver and although it saved my life the side affects were awful. Now taking Xeloda 500 mg/day 2 in the am and 2 in the pm, I have quality of life. CA27-29 has dropped but after being on ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
1/10/2009 9:41:14 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Xeloda since Sept 08 and have tolerated the side effects well. During the last two cycles, the hand and foot syndrome has been much worse. I use lotion every night with gloves and socks. My hands and feet are very sore during the last one or two days of my "on" weeks. I have been working full time with only two days off this school year and that was due to my daughte ... Show Full Comment

«Previous 46-50 of 59 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

feet
Solutions for 19 types.
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
Healthy breakfast
What are you eating?
Young man exercising on bike
How not to get sick at the gym.
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
Woman scrutinizing nose in mirror
Tips that work.
close up of leg with psoriasis rash
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
lone star tick
How to identify that bite.
young woman in sun
What to watch for.
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.