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Last Post 16 Feb 2022 04:19 PM by Elaine Moore. 1 Replies.
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13 Feb 2022 12:00 AM
    Its good to hear you are doing ok and that the family will be visiting next month.
    Are the meds once a month now?
    Elaine MooreUser is Offline Veteran Member Veteran Member Posts:3836
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    16 Feb 2022 04:19 PM
    Hi Ling,
    I get an infusion of durvalumab, an immunotherapy drug, once a month and I take Olaparib, which is a PARP inhibitor twice daily. I finally figured out the nausea is worse for a few days after the infusion and I can handle the pills better if I take then with food. I just read today that immunotherapy works best if one eats a lot of fiber and avoids probiotics. I'm increasing fiber and cutting back on my probiotic. I'll have a CT scan March 1 and will have a better idea if these clinical trial drugs are working, Thanks for checking, Elaine
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