It's a while since there have been any comments on this problem, and was wondering if any of you eventually had a solution or diagnosis or treatment. I had one dose of carboplatin 10 days ago, then after a week this terrible pain started in the backs of my legs and arms. The pain when I stand still just makes me want to moan and groan aloud. I've even to sit down to clean my teeth as I can't bear the pain standing for that length of time. How on earth do you simple things such as checking out in a supermarket? Doing the actual shopping would probably be ok.
The Hospital Help line suggested paracetamol, but that hasn't worked. They also said it probably wasn't due to the carboplatin...but there are a number of us who would disagree. My GP said he didn't know what it was, though he has sent blood off for a muscle breakdown test. He also prescribed Phorpain gel to rub onto the legs and arms. Apparently this takes up to a fortnight to work.
Ouch! Ouch and Ouxh again!
Where do I go from here?