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Medicine to stop loose motion during chemotherapy in endmeterium carcinoma 4th stage

My mother is diagnosed with endmeterium carcinoma 4 th stage. She currently undergone 3 chemo cycles. However, doctor are saying that cells are chemo resistant and need radiation etc. I am planning to take her to one of Bangalore hospital for further treatment. Due to chemo, she has general weakness and loose motion. Could advise me a medicine for loose motion for cancer patient ? She has loose stools from 2 days now and I have given her eldoper 3 times but it seems to be not working. Thanks, Raju
Asked On : Tue, 1 May 2012
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
If the cancer is chemoresistant then I advise you to try radiation since endometrial cancers can often br responsive to radiation. The diarrhoea may be due to an infection because of lowered immunity as a result of the chemotherapy. Giving Eldoper can worsen the condition, if the diarrhoea is due to infection. She might need an extensive course of antibiotics. You might have to get her admitted in a hospital and get a stool culture done to find the right antibiotics for her infection.
Hope she improves.
Answered: Wed, 2 May 2012
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OBGYN Dr. Yogindra Kumar's  Response
hello shinde
sorry for your mother
when on chemo your mom will suffer from many problems
for loose motions no extra medicine needed it will be controlled over a week'
remember to maintain her hydration with lot of fluid containing oral rehydration solution
praying to god to add life to her years
Answered: Wed, 2 May 2012
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