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erbitux rash

Hi, I'm Mark T

minocycline helps but not so much….are there any other drugs/ways to treat the erbitux rash?….it is on my back, chest, neck and scalp…..I have had six infusions, one each week…..thanks

  • Post #1
  • Mon Aug 12, 2019
Hi, I'm Darrell G T.

doxycycline hyclate

  • Post #2
  • Sat Sep 21, 2019
Hi, I'm Mark T

i have been on erbitux for a long time….try to take a month or six weeks off now and again….skin does seem to improve a bit during that time away…..the antibiotics have not given me sustained relief….but everyone’s experience is slightly different….my doctor referred to minocycline as the gold standard for this rash but it hasn’t been so great for me….

  • Post #3
  • Sun Dec 8, 2019
Hi, I'm Dave

There is a patient care package from the makers of Erbitux. You will have to ask for it if you haven’t already gotten it. Ask the attending nurse for it at your next infusion. The package comes with a variety of creams and other OTC meds. It helped my rash.

  • Post #4
  • Wed Dec 11, 2019

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