• Anyone taking Zytiga to treat stage IV prostate cancer?

    Asked by Ginny2 on Sunday, August 4, 2013

    Anyone taking Zytiga to treat stage IV prostate cancer?

    I'm the caregiver for my husband of 52 years. The chemo treatments stopped working and his PSA started rising dramatically. He started taking the drug Zytiga ten days ago and I'm wondering if anyone can compare side effects they've experienced that may be related to Zytiga. He was extremely fatigued before starting it and two days after starting he had to have two units of blood transfused. A couple days after that he had very low blood pressure and needed fluids infused. This may not be from the Zytiga but I want to know if anyone else has experienced anything similar. Yesterday was his best day in a month but today the fatigue is back.

    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thanks,
    Ginny

    9 Answers from the Community

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    • jackc's Avatar
      jackc

      I started taking Zytiga along with Elegard 6 month shots when PSA leveled off about 6 months ago, No side effects and PSA continued downward Also eating vegetarian diet. everything going well except now developing pain in right femur. pretty much same program as MichaelV.

      Any suggestions? JackC

      over 7 years ago
    • bisoux's Avatar
      bisoux

      My husband was diagnosed with Stage 4 prostate cancer (mets to the bones) in March of 2012. He quickly got a point where he was in excruciating pain and couldn't walk. He was on oxycodone and morphine and we were expecting the worse. But he started taking Zytiga in March of 2013 and it is still working today (June of 2014). His PSA dropped pretty quickly down to 2 and even though it has bounced just a little bit, it has stayed in that general area. His side effects have been fatigue and nausea. I hope this lasts for a very long time. God bless all of you!

      about 7 years ago
    • TELSTAR3's Avatar
      TELSTAR3

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      over 2 years ago

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