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Hi, I'm Janine D H.
#19 if you are having trouble paying for your prescription please pull up GOODRX. COM IT IS FREE and carries tons of meds that you can get at a big discount. Just pull it up, type in the name and ...
  • Sat Jul 27, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Barbara
I would like to add a comment to Post#11's concern over short-term memory loss over important things. I can only suggest that keeping a pen and pad readily handy should make a BIG difference for y...
  • Fri Jul 26, 2019 · Like2
Love success stories like this. Gives me hope. Thank you for sharing.
  • Thu Jul 25, 2019 · Like2
I'm Elaine L., and I'm a survivor of Breast Cancer
I had a mastectomy January 2019 with DIEP flap reconstruction. My depression hit 3 weeks after surgery. It was so bad my sister and niece were afraid I was suicidal. I wasn't but I did consider not...
  • Wed Jul 24, 2019 · Like1
I have been taking 500mg Hydroxyurea for about 3.5-4 yrs and my dose was just increased to 1000mg a day. I am taking it for Essential Thrombocytosis. My bone marrow makes too many platelets. I hav...
  • Wed Jul 24, 2019 ·
Be sure to talk to your oncologist about shortness of breath - or any other issues (like fast breathing) while on Anastrazole (Arimidex) - or any other cancer medication.
  • Tue Jul 23, 2019 ·
I'm Paula J L., and I'm a survivor of Lung Cancer
Thanks to all of you for sharing. Just sharing your experiences calms an anxiety that I hadn't realized was building in me. I kept thinking... will I ever have this experience again... now I am beg...
  • Tue Jul 23, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Amethystle
Have you researched your local resources for help? Local churches, ministries etc. can provide help with food, clothing and sometimes housing. County health departments and social services. You ma...
  • Tue Jul 23, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm JohnDavid
Because of my frequent and difficult hot flashes due to the treatment for stage 4 prostate cancer, my oncologist prescribed Venlafaxine HCL ER (also called Effexor) 37.5 MG capsules. It is an anti ...
  • Mon Jul 22, 2019 ·
Hi, I'm Betti
Have you discussed this with your doctor(s)? Perhaps it can be changed to a different medication.
  • Mon Jul 22, 2019 ·

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