This treatment is taking its toll on Kate. She doesn’t feel good, sleepy, sick to her stomach and all in all not in a good place.
Doctor said all I need to watch for is:
hives (try 2 doses of Benadryl, if not gone away after 2 doses go to ER)
fever (try cold wash cloth on back of neck if not down less than 100.4 in 60min bring to ER)
bleeding. (Needs to stop in 30min or go to ER)
do. Said to drink lots of water
at 9:45am kate was given two regular tylenol and then they gave her a syringe of Benadryl.. now she is starting to recline in the chair... getting sleepy... so sleepy.
at 10am kate received zofran for the nausea via an IV drip (avg 30minute drip)
at 10:20am kate received for her headache 1 pill of fioricet
at 10:20am kate also received 1 potassium pill (huge pill.. broke in half)
at 10:40am kate began daunorubicin via Syring (avg 5min infusion)
at 10:50am kate began vi
Took bloodwork at 7:45am (we'll have to see how the counts are)...
Questions for Dr.Yang (assistant today was Nicole)
headache (tylenol 3 with codine works to put kate to sleep but anything else.. reasons?) - could be from lumbar puncture
week with no blood transfusion (signs to watch):
low white blood cells:
Have repeated fevers and infections.
Get bladder infections that may make it painful to pass urine, or make you urinate mo