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Herceptin and stomach pain

KimW Member Posts: 76
edited June 2017 in Metastatic breast cancer
anyone else have stomach cramps on herceptin?  Its like it throws my whole bowels into mayhem and I get spasms and cramping which takes my breath away.  Heatpack and targin and panadol seem to work best, and I have to keep my movicol dosage up as otherwise I end up in hospital again with an impacted bowel.

so share your experience with long term herceptin usage, I've been on herceptin now for over 5yrs


  • Lmc1310
    Lmc1310 Member Posts: 120
    hi KimW, have only had 4 herceptin so don't know if you should compare my experiences. So far so good as I have just had slight joint and bone pain, restless legs and very very mild tingling in hands and feet. Hard to know if it is taxol or herceptin. Hope your side effects ease quickly. 
  • Cassina
    Cassina Member Posts: 74
    yes, I have had 3 Herecptin doses and cramps and heartburn, plus wind+++ I think the Herceptin, as my last Taxol was ceased due to numb fingers and toes,( definetly the Taxol), I cannot impage 5 years of this!