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Moms first chemo treatement

Hello,  my mother is 65 years old and received her 1st carbo/taxol chem treatment for ovarian cancer.  Today is Monday.  She has been felling completely drained since Saturday night, barely getting out of bed and only eating a little bit.  She complains of being achy like the flu.  Should we be concerned or are these normal side effects?  Thanks.
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This is a normal side effect the best thing you can do is support them trying to eat and make sure they stay hydrated.  Hope everything is ok.
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Yes, as the post above me states, it is normal. My mother took chemopherapy for almost two years and only way later she wouldn't have such strong side effects, however I do recommend keeping her hydrated and letting her rest ( also try to give her something light to eat, eating heavy food might make her vomit ).

Hope the best for your mother and that it will help her!
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