Capecitabine side effects - shaking and feeling weak
I am on 4th cycle of capecitabine, (had locoregional recurrence, surgery, radiation and now chemo), I have new symptoms and want to know if I should push through and complete the cycle or if I should stop early - and of course it is the weekend and I can't get on to my normal oncology nurse to ask. I called local hospital emergency dept - they said that they have no idea about chemo drugs - if I run temperature or collapse get my husband to bring me in - but otherwise try to stay away so I don't pick up infection, unless I can get onto an oncology nurse for advice. They suggested I call palliative care nurses who might have more experience with chemo drugs and their side effects - but both the numbers just go to messages saying due to illness of nursing staff there is no palliative care service operating. So while my temperature is ok I have the shakes and feel really weak. This is 4th round and is lower dose than last round (dose was dropped because of hand and foot syndrome causing blistering on soles of feet). Anyone on here know if shaking and feeling weak are side effects for capecitabine that will go away or if they are something more serious and I should this stop cycle early - I only have one more day of this cycle to go.
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