Finding support

Chemotherapy treatment can be stressful. It's normal to have a wide range of emotions—at times you may feel fear, anxiety, or depression.

To help with your emotions during treatment, try to keep a positive attitude, exercise, and talk to others in the same situation.

Join a support group

Chemotherapy support group
Talking about your experience can help you deal with your feelings after a cancer diagnosis. Talking with friends and family may be difficult. A support group lets you discuss your concerns with others who are going through the same experience. You can talk about your emotions. You may also get good advice about coping with cancer, chemotherapy, and side effects.

Keep a positive outlook
The way you react to the stress of chemotherapy affects your overall well-being. Making a connection between your mind and body and learning to relax can help reduce stress.

Meditation, yoga, or focused breathing techniques may help you lower your stress levels and stay as calm and relaxed as possible.

Additional resources

Below are organizations that offer more information about cancer and support during cancer treatment. You may also be able to find organizations for your specific kind of cancer.

Staying informed may help you better manage your care.

Patient support resources and information

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Indication in Adults

ALOXI injection 0.25 mg/5 mL is used in adults to help prevent nausea and vomiting on the day of chemotherapy that is highly likely to cause nausea and vomiting, and up to 5 days following chemotherapy that is moderately likely to cause nausea and vomiting.

Indication in Pediatrics

ALOXI injection 20 mcg/kg (max 1.5 mg) is used in children 1 month old to less than 17 years of age to help prevent nausea and vomiting on the day of chemotherapy that is moderately or highly likely to cause nausea and vomiting.

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  • ALOXI® can cause allergic reactions that can be serious. Tell your doctor or nurse right away if you have any of these following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction: hives, swelling of the face, trouble breathing and chest pain

  • The most common side effects of ALOXI in adults are headache and constipation

  • Tell your doctor or nurse if you are taking other medications or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or plan to become pregnant or breastfeed

Indication in Adults

ALOXI injection 0.25 mg/5 mL is used in adults to help prevent nausea and vomiting on the day of chemotherapy that is highly likely to cause nausea and vomiting, and up to 5 days following chemotherapy that is moderately likely to cause nausea and vomiting.

Indication in Pediatrics

ALOXI injection 20 mcg/kg (max 1.5 mg) is used in children 1 month old to less than 17 years of age to help prevent nausea and vomiting on the day of chemotherapy that is moderately or highly likely to cause nausea and vomiting.

For more information about ALOXI, talk to your doctor or see Full Prescribing Information.

ALOXI is available by prescription only.

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