Hi, I was diagnosed with stage 3c OC on 5/4/12. I had debulking, then 6 rounds of chemo, with the last 2 sessions over lapping with the start of a long regime of Avastin. I was to have 18 sessions in all, having the infusions every 3 weeks. I got to session 13 when I just started to feel a bit off colour, nothing I could put my finger on! Then after session 14 (approx 3days later). I felt very dizzy at work and just about slid down the door just as I was telling the managers I felt off colour! Paramedic was called giving me option of GP or hospital! Saying due to slightly raised temp I problaly had a slight virus/infection. Needless to say chose GP! Saw GP and had rest of week off with a couple of more very slight dizzy spells then they disappeared! Told hospital when I went for MOT but not bothered too much as same thought as GP and paramedic so had Avastin number 15, I normally doze during infusion but was woken up by feeling very dizzy and peculiar! Got the nurses attention and was taken into side room where all vitals were normal.. So I went back to sleep before waking up feeling normal, so was allowed to go home. Had a scan 5 days later went into see my CNS (who is also a friend) and mentioned these funny dizzy spells which I had and immediately taken into oncologist registrar who after a load of questions and examinations , advised me not to drive as they weren't fainting spells but some sort of mild fit! Arranged head scan and a consultant appointment for the following Friday! I had a couple of small turns between visits so when they saw me again I am not allowed to drive for another 3 weeks while more tests are arranged and temporarily have suspended Avastin till results are know! My query is has anyone else had anything else similar whilst on Avastin! The further I get from my last infusion the less funny turns I get!
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