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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Hormone therapy): Ibrance dropped my WBC dangerously low and I became very ill with a bladder infection, fever, cough, unbelievable fatigue. I was bedridden with one thing after another for almost 4 months, and that was after only three weeks at the full dose. Then after waiting six weeks to recover and for my WBC to get to normal, I tried it again at the lowest dose for two weeks but my WBC tanked again so my onc told me to stop. I was so weak I could barely get out of bed. If he hadn't told me to stop I was going to on my own. I couldn't live like that.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Hormone therapy): Faslodex injections combined with XGEVA led to healing and lessening of pain as the months went by. I've been on it three years now and have not had any significant progression. Initially my side effects were weird, like crying for no reason, vaginal dryness, fatigue, things like that but gradually everything lessened. Now, most months it's so easy to go get the shots and go on my way with little in the way of side effects except for a day or two of irritability. Fatigue bugs me more than most from what I hear.

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      beachbum5817

      I am glad that your doctor has found something that works for you without serious side effects. Good luck. Take care.

      11 months ago
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    Side Effects (Fatigue (tiredness)): Fatigue was severe and the pain in my left ischium/pelvic area was bad enough I had to live on hydrocodone for close to a year.

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    Radiation (External radiation ): More bone mets but in my left ischium and left side of sacrum and iliac. From the first treatment the pain was excruciating and only relieved by heavy pain meds.

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    Radiation (External radiation ): I had 15 radiation treatments to my cervical spine. It caused me a great deal of pain and fatigue for those three weeks but it gradually dissipated over about six weeks after the last treatment.

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    Drug or Chemo Therapy (Hormone therapy): I took Femara when the bone metastasis was discovered.