Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

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prayingforccr
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Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Sat Feb 18, 2023 3:29 pm

and then hopefully I can deal with a disabling hemorrhoid issue.

I think the diarrhea is from the keytruda (did last of five infusions 2 weeks ago) and/or the til treatment at nih.

I can’t ignore it or pursue half measures any longer.

Will post results here.
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy

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beach sunrise
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Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby beach sunrise » Sat Feb 18, 2023 7:46 pm

Banatrol is really good. I used it during folfox.
I had some left over and my husband used it mixed with vinegar and aspirin to get rid of a corn on his foot SMH
8/19 RC CEA 82.6 T3N0M0
5FU/rad 6 wk
IVC 75g 1 1/2 wks before surgery. Continue 2x a week
Surg 1/20 APR -margins T4bN1a IIIC G2 MSI- 1/20 LN+ LVI+ PNI-
pre cea 24/post 5.9
FOLFOX
7 rds 6-10 CEA 11.4 No more
7/20 CEA 11.1 8.8
8/20 CEA 7.8
9/20 CEA 8.8, 9, 8.6
10/20 CEA 8.1
11/20 CEA 8s
12/20 CEA 8s-9s
ADAPT++++ chrono 1/23 TM drug
CEA
10/23 26.x
12/23 22.x
1/5/23 17.1
1/20/23 15.9
3/30/23 14.9
Nodule RML SUV 1.3 5mm
POLD1 KRAS Q61H
Chem-sens test NCI "Test failed Not enough ca cells to test

prayingforccr
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Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Sun Feb 19, 2023 6:36 pm

Mixed a scoop of Banatrol and a Tablespoon of blackstrap molasses into a siggi’s plain yogurt.

Not the tastiest mix in the world, but tolerable.

Chased with large glass of water.
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy

prayingforccr
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Joined: Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:44 pm

Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Mon Feb 20, 2023 9:48 am

Mixed a scoop of Banatrol into my Nature’s Path Smart Bran cereal.

Couldn’t taste it.

Will go this route for awhile.

Think I’m to give it 5-7 days :(
Last edited by prayingforccr on Tue Feb 21, 2023 4:38 am, edited 1 time in total.
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy

prayingforccr
Posts: 505
Joined: Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:44 pm

Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Mon Feb 20, 2023 2:29 pm

Beginning acupuncture tomorrow for these issues.
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy

prayingforccr
Posts: 505
Joined: Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:44 pm

Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Wed Feb 22, 2023 8:46 am

I cannot stress enough how helpful acupuncture was for both the hemorrhoids and the diarrhea after only one treatment.

I showed the doctor this https://acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/ ... p?id=32524 and it is a technique he is familiar with. We did it at the end of the 45 minute session. Feeling like a new man.
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy

prayingforccr
Posts: 505
Joined: Sun Jun 28, 2020 4:44 pm

Re: Will Begin Taking Banatrol For Some Vicious Diarrhea

Postby prayingforccr » Sun Feb 26, 2023 10:03 am

Not working :(
11/19: colonoscopy
12/19: diagnosed with stage 3 rectal cancer 6+cm tumor
1-3/20: 20 sessions of radiation, mon-fri capecetibine+clinical trial drug m3814
7/20: 8 treatmentsFOLFOX
11/20: Primary tumor had complete response.
5/21: Multiple lung nodules (3-6mm) on ct scan
10/21: md anderson gives me 1 year without treatment/3 years with folfiri/avastin (refused)
3/22 No growth in nodules 6 months
8/22 beginning sbrt and immunotherapy
10/22 sbrt and immunotherapy failed
12/22 TIL Therapy


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