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Re: Pain relief

Hi Val

I took Arnica and drunk Tumeric latte with Almond milk when I was on EC last year. It really helped with the aches and pains of the chemo. 

Take care 

ktk
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Re: Pain relief

I was given codeine phosphate too for when the Filgrastim pain was really bad. It was worse first cycle then not so bad. Codeine doesn’t suit everyone though. X

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Re: Pain relief

Thankyou for reply , doc says paracetamol is fine , but check temp first , if that’s normal it’s ok 😄

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Re: Pain relief

Nothing that would lower your temperature as that could mask a problem.

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Re: Pain relief

Hi Val Beach

Is it the Filgrastim injections causing you pain? I was told it was ok to take paracetamol or ibuprofen. I always check my temp first though just in case. I’m a little obsessive with temp though as had neutropenic sepsis after first FEC. Dose was lowered and have been fine with cycles 2&3 however.

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Pain relief

Hi ladies , anyone know what pain relief you can take ( over counter ) when on ec ? It’s for the hippy / boney / achy / fluey days I get around days 5 /6 after treatments? Thankyou 😊🌞