• Weekends?

    Asked by Gizz on Wednesday, October 9, 2019


    I forgot what the nurse said about if I continue taking my Chemo pills even on the weekends when I don't have radiation days. So question, does anyone know if the pills are continuous or I don't take them on the weekend. Thought I'd ask before I call the nurse and ask. Thanks!

    4 Answers from the Community

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    • Morwen's Avatar

      Only your nurse knows. Call her right away.

      over 1 year ago
    • JaneA's Avatar

      You should call to make sure. But when I was having radiation combined with chemo pills (Xeloda), I DID NOT take the chemo pills on the weekends. 5 days on with the radiation. Weekends free of radiation and chemo pills to allow our body to rest.

      over 1 year ago
    • MelMom's Avatar

      My treatment is monday - friday.

      over 1 year ago
    • Gizz's Avatar

      Thanks for all your responses. I agree with you that I stop on the days of no radiation. I will still call and make sure this is correct.

      over 1 year ago

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