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Severe Heatburn with 5 FU

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Old 04-01-2011, 06:55 AM   #1
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Angry Severe Heatburn with 5 FU

Yesterday my husband began his first round of chemo treatment for a recurring colon cancer that is outside the colon. He is on an at home pump for 48 hours. Shortly after dinner he developed a severe heart burn that caused serious chest pain that continued until about midnight. We had tried Maalox & a 12 hour over the counter tablet. Does anyone else have this problem or have any ideas on treating this side effect? Thank you

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Old 04-01-2011, 09:48 AM   #2
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Re: Severe Heatburn with 5 FU

Yes i have that side effect also....dr put me on worked like a champ......

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