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  1. My mom is very weak, don't know what to do.
    ... with it at all". Hospice put her on a drug called Decadron (dexamethasone) which is a steriod. It helps shrink ... constantly). I've done a lot of research on this Decadron and it is a wonder drug but also a very wicked drug...
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  2. My Daddy
    ... mets? They had me on heavy doses of dexamethasone ( decadron ) for my brain tumor and that can weaken the bones...
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  3. My Mimi
    ... to 12.7cm & numerous smaller ones. He prescribed Decadron & scheduled her to begin radiation on Monday. ...
    ... harder (post-symptom-wise) than the chemo. I was on decadron for months! Hated it with a passion! I was also...
    ... sessions of whole brain radiation along with Dilantin and decadron to avoid any seizures and to reduce the swelling...
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  4. Need Insight MIL NSCLC
    ... is now on 130mg morphine in the am and pm. 8mg of decadron daily, 15mg of quick release morphine hourly as needed...
    ... mg when she is restless and can't get comfortable. Decadron 8mg daily for pain Comapzine 10mg every 6 hrs for...
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  5. anYONE ELSE GIVEN STEROIDS FOR BRAIN METS?
    ... Felt pretty nomal I thought, but these steroids ( decadron ) are making me feel just awful, and it's only been...
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  6. Considering Alternative Medicines
    ... take the steroid? Patsy doesn’t have a problem with decadron that I am aware of, but she does of course get grumpy...
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  7. carboplatin and erbutux
    ... exceed $10, but this cost me $50 for 2 pills (ouch!). Decadron , asteroid, helps with both nausea and fatugue ......
    ... before chemo and for 2 days after and then he is on decadron (steroid) but we have had to reduce the dosage in 1 ... before. I have a friend who is taking chemo and takes decadron and she said her mood/personality is fine, but for...
    ... easy to gain back. Kim- I didn't know that decadron could effect one's mood. I'm sorry to hear that. I ... haven't noticed a change in Patsy's mood from decadron -but when she is feeling bad she is moody anyway....
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  8. A difficult day
    ... as she would be at times if she stayed in bed. The decadron is making her hungrier and she is doing pretty good...
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  9. Can anyone relate to this?
    ... Also, you might aks your doctor about a steriod like decadron (works pretty good). One got up one morning only having ... sleep and avery busy day ahead of me and I took a decadron myself (don't tell anyone ;) and I was amazed at how...
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  10. the chemo has finally "hit" my mom.....what do I do?
    ... woke my mom up at 6:30 this morning to give her her decadron for her chemo treatment today. She seems to be doing...
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  11. JanMarie, how is your mom doing?
    ... for home on Friday she was starting to eat from the decadron the doctor put her on and was even perkier so we shall...
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  12. A little good news today
    ... of, is that a steroid? My wife has been taking some decadron after her carboplatin -and it has ehlped with nausea...
    ... and will be happier. Conan, Yes Dexamethasone is Decadron (a steroid)and she is taking 4 mg twice a day same ... thought she was getting chemo that day she took her decadron and perked up ate, but chemo got cancelled due to ... the oncologist I asked if she could just take some decadron for a few days so she felt better and would eat, he ... have some quality to what time they have left and decadron is often used as it's benefits now outweigh any long...
    ... know what tomorrow will bring. My mother was on decadron daily while going through her head radiation. she...
    ... know what tomorrow will bring. My mother was on decadron daily while going through her head radiation. she...
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  13. Bud
    ... me of what you say Bud is experiencing. Is he on decadron or any type of steroids? Also, another thought.....
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  14. Former headache post
    ... tumor in her lung gets bigger. She has started taking Decadron , and stronger pain pills, I don't understand all this...
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  15. Topotecan
    ... but gain weight. BLAH. Bud is crashing from the Decadron he had Thursday. He looks really pale and older than...
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  16. Pill for appetite??
    ... husbands appetite. When he was taking heavy doses of Decadron his appetite was ravenous and he gained all the weight...
    ... Dearest Karen, I am in the same boat. The Decadron has robbed Bud of his appetite. He has lost 10 lbs...
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  17. Question??
    ... he feels inside he is getting worse. He also is on Decadron to help fight some of the side effects of the Texotere...
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  18. small cell metastis
    ... What type of steroid did they give your mom? Is it Decadron ?? I want to let you know that sometimes this steroid ... things I have experienced with my husbands use of Decadron ! Please stay in touch God Bless Karen...
    ... and that we will radiate her and put her on 8 mgs of decadron every 8 hours.He wants us in monday morning to further...
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  19. Mom dx w/Lung cancer
    ... think of. Could be some of here meds too. I was on decadron (steroids) massive doses in the beginning and now...
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  20. want to talk to someone who lost mom to sclc, mets to brain
    ... thing i have ever been through. massive doses of decadron , vomitting for days, headaches, then my legs went...
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  21. Mystery Symptom : Swelling and Redness Around Eyes
    ... that it's drug related and the current suspect is Decadron . Could be just a coincidence but my wife hasn't received ... any IV Decadron for about 3 or 4 weeks and we noticed that the swelling...
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  22. mom's cancer journey-it's over
    ... walker for short distances. Toilets are a problem. Decadron has weakened her. 8-03 mom's cancer in her liver,...
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  23. end stage journey
    ... she had whole head radiation for a month and was on Decadron for several months following. This made her very weak...
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  24. Now we have brain mets
    ... question is since starting the brain radiation and decadron he seems to have gotten so weak. He has lost almost...
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  25. How Long Does my Mom Have?
    ... prognosis was that she has 6 - 18 mos and she has been on Decadron steroid that they are not successful in weaning her...
    ... Hi DelGwood and others, My mom was on decadron for lung/brain cancer and it made her very very weak...
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  26. My husband's cancer is spreading and he is stage four already
    ... I thought it was the end too but they put her on decadron (a steroid) to reduce the brain swelling from the ... She is like a different person. She was only on the decadron for one day and we went out for lunch. I think it ... her appetite. Good luck. Has your husband been on decadron at all? You can only take it, I think, for a few...
    ... You both for the replies. Yes, my husband was on Decadron when he was released from the hosptial...and WOW did...
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