could also be a major side effect of the steroids.I start getting irritability and tired towards the end of the chemo session, and then an overwhelming depression sets in and lasts for 4-5 days.
Aqx99 wrote:I know exactly how you feel. I was spiraling downward. With the help of my nurse navigator, I was put in contact with the oncology counselor at my cancer center. She has been helping me. She also set me up with a psychiatric nurse practitioner for medication. You may need to have a dose change on your medication, or even try a different one. Cancer takes a major emotional toll on you anyway, so adding it to what you were already dealing with can be unbearable. I urge you to speak with your medical team about these thoughts you have been having. They can help you.
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