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What is your experience using Erivedge?

Posted 15 May 2012 by john691 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?

Has anybody used Erivedge for cancer?

Posted 7 Nov 2012 by meyati 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 ...

What is the degree of hair loss experienced while taking Erivedge?

Posted 19 Nov 2012 by ramblinwreck 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?

Hi! I was on Erivedge for only 2 months and my hair loss is rediculous! Anyone else with this?

Posted 7 Jul 2013 by thanksforhelp 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!:)

I began taking Erivedge 6 days ago. How soon can I expect side effects - hair loss, muscle cramps?

Posted 8 Jan 2017 by tschambers 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 ...

While on Erivedge, did anyone experience problems with taste. And if so, how long did it last?

Posted 20 Dec 2017 by fmann26 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?

Any tips to avoid or lessen side effects of Erivedge?

Posted 23 Dec 2013 by theGoat 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, ...

Looking for other metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma patients?

Posted 23 Dec 2013 by theGoat 1 answer

Have mBCC in my axilla lymph nodes and lungs. Looking to compare notes with others. Currently on Erivedge with stable results.

Erivedge - How do you know if Everidge is working?

Posted 19 Feb 2014 by Fowler1950 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 ...

Has anyone taken Erivedge less frequently as in a couple times a week with good results?

Posted 23 Feb 2015 by msmeggers 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 ...

Erivedge - How long did you take Erivedge for and when did your hair grow back fully?

Posted 28 Jul 2017 by Carosh22 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 ...

How long were you on Erivedge before you started losing hair? I've been on it for about a month.

Posted 27 Mar 2018 by wsjkcj1 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?

Erivedge - will my sense of taste return to normal if I stop Erivedge?

Posted 2 Mar 2013 by jahska 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??

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