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Last Post 30 Jan 2022 01:11 PM by Elaine Moore. 1 Replies.
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21 Jan 2022 09:40 AM
    Sorry to hear your brother couldn't make it, and that your nephew is so unwell. I hope he's feeling better now.

    Are things going as planned with the new drugs?
    Elaine MooreUser is Offline Veteran Member Veteran Member Posts:3836
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    30 Jan 2022 01:11 PM
    Hi Ling,
    The new drugs are known to make people feel generally unwell and that's true. Mostly nausea and fatigue. But it's reported that if patients can handle the symptoms for 2 months the symptoms begin to abate. One month down with second treatment this Weds.
    The meds can also cause thyroid problems and my FT3 rose quite a bit to 7.3 but I'll have it repeated soon as I don't have any hyper symptoms. So overall, I'm doing ok
    My brother and nephew will be visiting in March and hopefully by then Covid will be less of a problem.
    Hopefully as symptoms improve for me, I'll be here more often. Best, Elaine
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