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    Side Effects (Weight gain): The steroids have caused him to gain about 25 pounds in six months. Bobby is already a big guy, 6'2", normally 250#.

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    Side Effects (Taste change/loss): Foods that he used to like have no taste to him. His appetite goes back and forth at times.

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    Side Effects (Low blood pressure (hypotension)): Due to the RVD meds, we have to monitor his blood pressure. As recently as last week, Bobby had a black out spell at work and once he was assessed at Winship, they say it was due to low bp, dehydration and infection.

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    Side Effects (Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, sweats)): Bobby had a rough bout of pluerisy a few weeks ago and since then he seems to keep flu like symptoms. He will go from one extreme to the other. From chills to sweats.

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    Side Effects (Cough): He has had a nasty cough for about a month now. I have been told that is part of receiving chemo.

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    Side Effects (Chemo brain): Bobby often gets "fuzzy headed". We have since learned that is a side effect of the chemo.