he has two (and more) types of cancer in his body...and i am afraid. He can die any minute, is what doctors say and he is very weak. When he eats, he tastes nothing, when he walks it looks like one ...
Used to decrease the incidence and duration of oral mucositis in patients with blood disorders receiving myelotoxic therapy.
A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine.
This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing.
Fever, pain, or rapid weight gain.
Mouth or tongue thickness or discoloration.
Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands, arms, legs, or feet.
Swelling in your hands, ankles, or feet.
Severe rash on your skin.
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to palifermin or E coli-derived protein products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
This medicine increases rate of tumor cell line growth.
Make sure your doctor knows if you ever had any tumor.
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