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

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Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
8/26/2013 11:08:48 PM

Reviewer: 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:
Overall, I've had some nausea, extreme fatigue, and numbing in my lips and lower face. My cancer markers have gone up but I've only been on the drug for 1 month. I'll write another review after a few months.

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
8/26/2013 7:43:58 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
7/25/2013 2:52:11 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I too had mets to the bone and liver, had TAC first time round, definitely a lot easier than before. Three weeks on 1 week off, just finished third week of third month and am having two very much needed weeks off. WCC very low probably due to lack of sleep caused by menopause, haven't wanted to use sleeping pills but think the benefit of sleep is greater than the loss of acid gain. No nausea a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
6/13/2013 1:10:23 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I read all the horror stories about the possible side effects of Abraxane but after 2 months I have expereinced very few. My hair has thinned. I feel some fatigue but getting up and moving around makes it go away. I am doing 3 weeks on and 1 off. the first 2 weeks are pretty easy the third I get some tingling in my fingertips. The most pronounced effects are the day after the infusion I feel as if ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to Another Part of the Body
5/14/2013 7:02:54 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I agree with the other person that said take a stool softener two days before the treatment.It would have been nice if I had read this before embarking on the abraxane journey. The antacids are important the first three days after the treatment. The acid is bad.Now I have that awful rash on my hands and forearms after month three of the treatment.No hair is not a biggie. Been to that style before. ... Show Full Comment

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