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Posted 15 May 2012 by • 21 answers
My derm has recommended Erivedge for persistent recurring basal cell carcinoma. What is your experience with the side effects and the effectiveness of the drug to cure bcc?
Posted 7 Nov 2012 by • 7 answers
I seem to have all the signs of an aggressive basal cell carcinoma. A biopsy was taken that showed BCC. Of course the lab requires another cut for tissue clear of cancer cells. I lost part of my nose and lip today. My plastic surgeon told me that she feels more on about a third of my face. I had ...
Posted 19 Nov 2012 by • 4 answers
I have Gorlin's Syndrome and have been taking Erivedge since 8/1/2012. I have experienced significant thinning of my hair starting in early October, after two full months on the drug. Will this hair loss moderate as I continue on the med or result in some degree of baldness?
Posted 7 Jul 2013 by • 5 answers
My doc said I would most likely not experience much hair loss because I am only on it for a couple months. Boy was she wrong! It wont stop & I have been off the drug for over 3 weeks now. Now what? How much longer?? Thanks for any suggestions!:)
Posted 8 Nov 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 8 Jan 2017 by • 2 answers
I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago for infiltrative, locally advanced BCC on my scalp. So far, I have felt a little tired and have had diarrhea. However, in doing research on the drug, I am aware that other side effects are associated with it... such as muscle cramps, joint pain, hair loss, changes ...
Posted 18 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
Posted 20 Dec 2017 by • 2 answers
While on Erivedge, I had most of the side effects that everyone else experienced but with one additional one. It affected my ability to taste things and as a result my ability to enjoy food. If anyone else had this experience, how long does this side effect last after taking Erivedge?
Posted 23 Dec 2013 by • 2 answers
I've been on Erivedge for 13 months and my metastatic BCC is stable (has gotten in my lungs so for me stable is about as good as it gets ... so far) but have all the usual side effects. Hair and taste loss are annoying but better than the alternative. Muscle spasms can get really bad for me, ...
Posted 23 Dec 2013 by • 1 answer
Have mBCC in my axilla lymph nodes and lungs. Looking to compare notes with others. Currently on Erivedge with stable results.
Posted 19 Feb 2014 by • 1 answer
I have been on Everidge for three weeks, I have had FIVE MOHs surgeries in the same place the corner of my left eye. Reconstructive surgeries but the cancer is back in the same place. I researched and found Everidge went to oncologist so want this to work to stop the spread on the cancer. No more ...
Posted 23 Feb 2015 by • 2 answers
I was on for 8 months. ALL side effects and total loss to quality of life! After 2 months off I was in for MOHS surgery on my head and now I'm covered in more basal cells then ever before! The thought of going back on it makes me cringe but I wonder if taking it less frequently would lighten ...
Posted 28 Jul 2017 by • 1 answer
I was on this drug for a year 300mg a day (April 2015-April 2016)and I am now a year and some change out of from taking drug and I have very scarce hair and you can see my bald scalp. I am upset and was told it will take 2 years for the drug to come out my system. So everyone please let me know ...
Posted 27 Mar 2018 by • 1 answer
I'm starting to notice a lack of taste but that's all so far. Does it take Longer to lose hair or start getting cramps?
Posted 2 Mar 2013 by • 1 answer
I am taking erivedge and have greatly reduced loss of taste after 5 pills (one every three days). If i stop dosage now, when will my taste return? if i continue dosage, will taste ever return??