• Bone/muscle pain tips

    Asked by Vjp2012 on Monday, March 4, 2013

    Bone/muscle pain tips

    What has helped you with the searing bone & muscle spasms from Taxol?

    7 Answers from the Community

    7 answers
    • Debbie's Avatar

      (As always, check with your doc but) I made it through with Claritin D, Percocet and a heating pad. Hope you feels better soon.

      over 4 years ago
    • carm's Avatar

      Debbie is right on with that answer. I recommend Claritin to all my patients. Good luck with this issue, Carm RN.

      over 4 years ago
    • Carol-Charlie's Avatar
      Carol-Charlie (Best Answer!)

      I took a Claritin in the AM and a Benedryl at bedtime. They seemed to work fairly well. My oncologist suggested this.. for the pain of neulasta shots... when my bones started cranking out white blood cells... ouch.l

      over 4 years ago
    • BuckeyeShelby's Avatar

      My nurse case mgr told me CLaritin only works if you get Neulasta or Neupogen. When I had severe pain and didn't have either of the white blood treatments, she was at a loss. Lived on Norco for 2 days after each chemo session.

      over 4 years ago
    • carolchristao's Avatar

      I was on Tylex and then Oxycodone during Taxol, so I didn't feel much pain. It was almost like a severe flu. I felt relieved then I took a good hot shower.

      over 4 years ago
    • mysecondchance's Avatar

      I didn't really get relief from joint pain but I found that if I walked a little the leg cramps would get better.

      over 4 years ago
    • Vjp2012's Avatar

      Thank you all for the tip about claritin in the morning and benadryl at night. I am going to try those.

      over 4 years ago

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