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Margie
Abraxane
Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:57pm
71.94.100.184

Had my first Abraxane treatment today. Can anyone who has been on this tell me about their side effects? Were you nauseous? Did you lose your hair? Did it make you tired? How long were you on it?

Thanks so much.

    • Abraxanemichelemarkland, Tue Jul 29 5:37pm
      Hi Margie, I was on for 2+ years. Only side effect was hair loss after a few treatments but grew back while still on Abraxane. I worked full time. Best chemo I've been on in 4+ years. Good luck!
      • ThanksMargie, Tue Jul 29 5:44pm
        Thank you so much for your response. Not looking forward to losing my hair again. Hope mine comes back while on treatment too. Did you lose all your hair or did it just get thin? I guess it is a... more
        • AbraxaneMichele, Sat Aug 2 10:46am
          It started to thin out and I just got tired of findind hair everywhere so I shaved head before most of it fell out. Chemo I'm on now is different. Hair started to fall out after two doses and fell... more
          • AbraxaneMargie, Sat Aug 2 12:17pm
            I wish I were as brave as you are! I don't have a pretty head - kind of bumpy in the back. I am 68 years old so I need all the help I can get ! Thankfully my eyebrows are tattooed so at least I won't ... more
            • AbraxaneMichele, Sat Aug 2 8:47pm
              You shouldn't care what people think. I promise, after a couple of times going in public without your wig, you'll get used to it and won't care. I'm 49 and have been told I have a nice head. Lol.... more
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