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Cancer: Breast board

  1. worried scared loving husband my wife is fighting breast cancer please help me
    ... wife is going through now. I do remember those Neulasta shots. If your wife is having high fevers you need...
    ... want you to know that I had a fever following each Neulasta shot throughout my chemo treatments. The others on...

  2. Question about Neulasta
    ... My husband took Neulasta shots and he got bone pain afterwards. Everyone reacts...

  3. My mum..
    ... fatiqued. 9. Most people will get a shot called Neulasta , or a similar drug, which is a white blood cell booster...

  4. Feedback needed Post Surgery Complications
    ... and the day following treatment was OK, but I got a Neulasta shot on the afternoon of the second day. The Neulasta...

  5. cjammom how are you?
    ... after you come off the steriods. Did you get the neulasta shot for the white blood counts? I wish you well...

  6. Taxol...need info
    ... or three days after treatment (exacerbated by the Neulasta shot), but then felt pretty good until the next treatment...
    ... did it last? That I am not looking forward to. The neulasta shot to me was the worst. I got extreme bone pain...
    ... me how we respond differently to these things. My Neulasta bone pain always started the day after the shot and ... Sometimes it was a little hard to sort out what was Neulasta pain and what was Taxol pain. But, I assumed the ... that stayed with me after the 3-4 days following the Neulasta shot had to be from the Taxol. Yes on the counts...
    ... took 3 hours but had no reaction. Did not have the neulasta shot this time. Didn't know about the glutamine I...

  7. Can you add to this list?
    ... cuz it made me so tired. Will you be getting the Neulasta the day after your chemo? It is the white blood cell...

  8. Please help us understand
    ... getting a shot after every chemo treatment called Neulasta which is a white blood cell booster so I wouldn't...

  9. Arimidex
    ... very normal to be scared :) Will you be getting a Neulasta shot the day after chemo? Thats the wbc booster....
    ... it is from the nausea pills. I also got the shot Neulasta before I left. I have a lot of burbing and very upset...
    ... girls: Just wanted to double check with you about the Neulasta Shot, I had it on Friday after the chemo and my chest...
    ... treatments on Monday and then returned on Tues for my Neulasta injection. With me the sternal pain hung around all...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Cancer survivor; fighting depression?
    ... I had to take shots to increase red counts, and Neulasta to increase white counts, (it caused bone pain, a...

  2. Rejected from Chemo 2 Weeks In a Row!
    ... not read your post well enough. They can give you Neulasta and something else for the red cells, but platelets...

  3. Help w/ dad's upcoming chemo for Colon Cancer
    ... 3 weeks because my WBC was affected badly. I'm on Neulasta for that and doing quite well. I am to have 12 treatments...

  4. 1st Day of Chemo
    ... far! Tomorrow the pump gets removed and I get a Neulasta shot :) . Then I get to look forward to my yearly...
    ... chemo with an iv. If you ever saw the ads on tv for Neulasta , they mention you may have mild to moderate bone pain ... wonders. One time I had to go to the hospital for a Neulasta shot because the onc's office was closed for a holiday...

  5. A Question about Cancer Spreading
    ... a 3 week schedule because of my WBC and I'm taking Neulasta . The doc did not cut the amount of Folfox, so I'm...

  6. Hiya Guys-How are you doing?
    ... util it comes up. After chemo I'll have to start on Neulasta . How many weeks have you been off your treatments...
    ... util it comes up. After chemo I'll have to start on Neulasta . How many weeks have you been off your treatments...

  7. WBC Still Down, Reduced Chemo Questions?
    ... can get back on chemo, they are definitely giving me Neulasta even tho I dread the bone pain. I'd rather put up...

  8. WBC - Neulasta Question
    ... I can only respond to the part about Neulasta , I took it just about every time I had chemo after...
    ... I had Neulasta after my 6th or 7th treatment. That mild to moderate...
    ... I had Neulasta after my 6th or 7th treatment. That mild to moderate ... excessive radiation I received. I never received Neulasta , alhough other hormone levels were thrown off due ... comments and admit that I have never received the Neulasta product. I just thought I would chime in for whatever...

  9. Low White Blood Cell Count Question
    ... blood cell count on Friday. I've read some of the Neulasta info and see that this usually occurs in older patients ... going through any of this? Does your doc prescribel Neulasta , or wait for the count to come up by itself? Do you ... Do any of you experience other side effects from Neulasta or other white cell booster medication, (diarrhea...

  10. Starting Chemo on Monday-Reason starting back to work 6/16 & Insurance ?s
    ... for a third day. I also had someone else give me my Neulasta shots on the third day. I worked the entire time...

  11. Neulasta and bone pain
    ... I took the Neulasta shots.....and it caused pain in my jaw....like a real ... .no pain. Crazy...but I'm pretty sure it was the neulasta . I finished my chemo......glad it's over.....food...

  12. Neuropathy?
    ... getting shots for your red cells or white? The white ( neulasta ) has the side effect of bone marrow pain. There have...

  13. Questions about Neulasta/Chemo
    ... I have been getting injections of Neulasta to boost my White cell counts, and I notice about ... anybody else experience anything like this with Neulasta or chemo I'm on the folfox regime? It's not like...
    ... My onc kept me off the neulasta for those various reasons....he said those were typical...
    ... Sammy, I pushed the onc for Neulasta to help speed up the chemo. The nurse practioner ... told me that Neulasta is not usually used during chemo for colon cancer ... are in the US, you have probably seen the ads for Neulasta on TV. It sort of makes me laugh (it's easier when...

  14. Folfox
    ... knows if I would feel anything. I had a shot called neulasta about 3 times. That helps to increase your white...
    ... Gocats, have you been give a neulasta shot? The back spasms are sometimes a side effect...

Cancer: Lung board

  1. week-end hosp. stay
    ... chest pain very well could be a side effect of the Neulasta shot I had on Wed. Has antone else experienced and ... pain after having a Neulasta shot? I still feel good other than tired. Hugs...
    ... Hi Mary, Sorry you had a scare!! Neulasta can cause some really crummy aches and pains. My ... husband doesn't have the reaction to Neulasta , but he does have ongoing jaw pain/aches. We're not...
    ... Hi Mary Sorry the neulasta gave you such a scare. LIke we don't have enough ... to worry about. I've had that neulasta injection 3 times and always seems to get a bad pain ... tumor in my liver, but thankfully it was just the neulasta , as no one can feel anything on the liver. Interesting...

  2. Wound Healing after Chemo??
    ... d like to get back to my walking asap!! I got the neulasta last Friday, so the white count was ok. Thanks ...

  3. First Post...
    ... chemo Thursday, back to the hospital yesterday for neulasta injection, and I got out of bed this morning, made...

  4. Quick Question of Platelet Counts
    ... chemo due to low counts. Things like Procrit and Neulasta are great for the hemoglobin and WBC, but there is...

  5. thanks, and need guidance now
    ... steriods ..premeds. His blood counts went down so he took Neulasta and Procrit shots to bring them back up. He recently...

  6. Lung pain
    ... by the chemo and radiation. If your dad gets the Neulasta shot after chemo, it caused me to be so sore from...

  7. Docetaxel(Taxotere)
    ... treatments for breast cancer, got horribly sick from the Neulasta shot given after each round of chemo. I dreaded ...

  8. Happy New Year Everyone
    ... been doing pretty well except when he is given his Neulasta 24 hours after the chemo. It makes his bones and joints...

  9. Any way to raise white blood cell count?
    ... where we live, it is pretty standard to administer Neulasta (weekly for my husband, a shot) to boost the white ... blood cell count. Neulasta is a prescription medication that helps your body ... dose. You can do an internet search, keyword " Neulasta " and learn more about this. I would also talk to his...

  10. neupogen and radiation together
    ... about Neupogen. My husband was given a shot called Neulasta after his chemo treatments, weekly. This shot pulls...

Chemotherapy board

  1. Chemotherapy Drug Questions
    ... neuropathy in my toes. I had the fatigue. I took a neulasta shot each time on the day after chemo. So far my blood...

Lymphomas board

  1. CHOP chemo, dies it get easier?
    ... either of the drugs that boost white blood cell counts? Neulasta or Neupogen. I've been on Neulasta throughout my ABVD...

  2. bone pain from Neulasta
    ... the ache in my arms about a week after injecting the neulasta . I do not get pain straight away, but neulasta has...
    ... quite bad, but I get ondansetron for this period. The neulasta injection is the day after the chemo, and that goes...

  3. Chemo: after-effects
    ... in his belly the days following chemo. Also, the Neulasta shot after each treatment gave him achiness and bone...

  4. False positive PET scan
    ... due to "some arthritis" and also my Onc mentioned my Neulasta shots (to boost my white blood cells) were showing...

  5. Confused about Pet/CT scan results
    ... also some in my bones, which he thought was from the Neulasta . The whole thing was scaring me, because I was sitting...
    ... marrow being "lit," but that it was probably due do the Neulasta shot I'd had just a short while ago. I immediately...

  6. Round # 7....can I do it?
    ... as if I were already there. THEN---I can't get my Neulasta shot until Tuesday, due to the holiday---Maybe that...

  7. Fairylights & Kayla, as well...
    ... I was appalled recently, when I got my bill for my Neulasta (WBC) shots. They're well over $1000 each!! Of course...

  8. Singer has missed you all !!!
    ... debilitating headache on Sunday & Monday. I had to get my Neulasta shot on Monday---oh my goodness, was that hard! I...
    ... luck on your blood work. I, myself, have to have the Neulasta everytime after chemo. Yuck. It's like adding 'insult...
    ... shot the last few times, although I have to have the Neulasta everytime. Be glad that they're being thorough with...

  9. Kayla---how did Monday go?
    ... I was just wondering how you are, Kayla. I had my Neulasta shot early today (Mon...haven't been to bed). I thought...
    ... the lingo here), but had to take it down to a "4" ( Neulasta ) which is what I got yesterday. The side effect from ... it does help. I guess I will continue having the Neulasta every time after chemo. That seems to be 'my' plan...
    ... It's the shot, I think. When they first gave me my Neulasta (wbc shot) I, too felt HORRIBLE! So, when I called...
    ... Sorry that you are having pain from the Neupogen or Neulasta . As Singer can tell you that unfortunately is a side...

  10. Questions for Monday
    ... a ton of bricks all of a sudden---I think it's the Neulasta I had earlier. I'm a big girl, though---I can cope...

  11. One Down
    ... white blood count has responded to a lower dosage of Neulasta (growth hormone)...so, I'm happy about that. I think...

  12. Just wanted to Say Hi!!
    ... I'd be more chipper, if I didn't have to have the Neulasta shot---it makes me achy & cranky. It's good to hear...

  13. Thoughts on Heating Pads
    ... and am experiencing quite a bit of back pain from Neulasta (growth hormone shot). Throughout the last year or...

  14. Meeting with Radiologist
    ... hoping I can bounce back some. I think it was the Neulasta and Procrit (?) that "set me back some" in my side...

  15. Overwhelming tiredness
    ... getting treatment and looking after your body. The neulasta is often given to boost blood counts. It is understanda...
    ... Thank you, Alison. Yes, I believe Neulasta is what I heard my doctor say he may give me. I go...

  16. Hodgkin's mostly a "young person's" disease???
    ... white cells (Leukopenia) you will need Neupogen or Neulasta . It is the same thing just a different brand name...
    ... I had last week. I think I still need that shot ( Neulasta ?) on Monday, unless I've miraculously tripled my WBC...
    ... I had last week. I think I still need that shot ( Neulasta ?) on Monday, unless I've miraculously tripled my WBC...
    ... fattening me up, just enough to handle chemo. I have my Neulasta shot on Monday. My Team is not in today, otherwise...
    ... positivism came back. Did you have trouble with the Neulasta (growth hormone shots)? I heard they sting and cause...
    ... not. You sound very uplifted and that is good. Neulasta and Neupogen are the same thing so I do not mean to...
    ... actually better before they gave me that shot---I believe Neulasta & Procrit (?)... I had 2, one for the RBC & one for...
    ... sorry that you are having a bad reaction from the Neulasta . Unfortunately that is the side effect that is the...
    ... with the last chemo, so I'm assuming it's from the Neulasta . I have almost 'unbearable' back pain. I have anti...
    ... shoulder pain ? Report this to the doc if you do. Neulasta increases wbc's and these cells can increase to a...
    ... chemo tx. Not every ache and pain is related to the Neulasta but may exacerbate it. Do you know what I mean? ...
    ... on duty earlier today. She, too, said it was the Neulasta & that they'll probably reduce the dosage, or give...
    ... things beside cancer. We did not always give the Neulasta or Neupogen just because it was low one time. We ... same way. These are very expensive medications. Neulasta was 900.00 to 1200.00 an injection and ins. co. do...
    ... to be on the safe side---I have to get that shot ( Neulasta ) on Monday again!!! They said I had "6" whatever ... of Neulasta , and they will probably go down to "4". Linda, if ... have a clue if that's a big drop? That's the shot ( Neulasta ) that gave me the "worst week of my life...!" I was ... which was administered through my port. NOT, the Neulasta , though---it stings a bit. I guess I'm already ... effects. You think? But, I'm still worrying about the Neulasta and only going from a 6 to a 4...I should have inquired...
    ... friend email me and tell me to try Procrit, instead of Neulasta . Maybe I'll get a chance to run that by them, before...
    ... has problems at one time or another. They gave me Neulasta two weeks ago tomorrow (Mon.) and I had a pretty bad...
    ... with needing it for the white blood cells that is Neulasta or Neupogen only for that. Neulasta is in 6mg. injection...
    ... 3 or 4 days before I "come around." I had to have Neulasta yesterday to boost my white blood count, too--so, ... Linda, if you're reading this---they gave me a # 4 Neulasta shot, as opposed to #6 that I had before. So far...
    ... are hanging in there. Sounds like the lower dose of Neulasta is working without side effects of pain. Hope that...
    ... Hopefully, I can stay with the lesser dosage of Neulasta . It's not nearly as hard on me, as the larger dose...

  17. My Brother in law's Scan Results
    ... week. Not sure what it is. I know the first one is Neulasta (sorry if I am not spelling it correctly). How...

  18. Hi BeckyB and Fairlights!
    ... I will still get the Rituxin, but no more shots of neulasta . And didn't have the procit shot the last visit....

  19. For BeckyB and Fairy-lights - Brother in law Biopsy back - BeckyB maybe you can advis
    ... weeks to help my Red blood cells. Plus he should get Neulasta the next day to help with his white blood cell count...

  20. im terrified, no-one is telling me anything
    ... Rituxan...I have forgotten what you are on! I never had neulasta and I also got pains in my legs after my second cycle...

  21. Hodgkin's Survivor
    ... He was given Neulasta two times before after his day 8 of treatment but...

Family & Friends of Cancer Patients board

  1. Successfull Lung Surgery -- NOW WHAT??
    ... back up on their own, or with the help of things like neulasta . There are two main types of lung cancer. Small cell...

  2. Question on Chest Pain
    ... the oncologist thought it might be a reaction from Neulasta and the pain would subside. She had her first Neulasta ... is not. Could it be possible that it is from the Neulasta shot? You ladies are so right. Everyone seems...
    ... going thru. I do know that when Stan has received his Neulasta shots they have sent him thru the roof and one night...

  3. daughter post chemo but having problem
    ... 5FU, Leucovorin, and Oxaliplatin, they also give me neulasta and aranesp to help my blood counts. A few days...

Women's Health board

  1. re: what to expect after....
    ... along with it...think it was more from that shot of Neulasta to bring up the white cell count than from the treatment...

  2. what to expect after cystocele operation
    ... believe, if I have it right...I take a shot called Neulasta now, which is given to me the day after each chemo...
    ... treatment tomorrow of chemo, and the next day that shot of Neulasta to keep my white count up, so at least I am moving...
    ... ...whew! long day!!...anyway, go for that shot of Neulasta today that builds up my white cell count...know the...