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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 8 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
Anyone else that would like to see this off the market?? I have had over 100 bc's removed in my life and I still would NEVER use this drug again for multiple bc's (I do think it serves a purpose for other diagnoses- but not multiple bc's) This is CHEMO therapy being used for a ...
I started erivedge after having 54 BCC's cut off over the last 16 years. I was on it from June until
Posted 7 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
... Sept last year, but stopped it because of all the side effects. From Sept 2015 until Mar 2016 I had grown 17 new skin cancers. Needless to say I had to go back on the Erivedge to take care of those spots and to keep more from growing. So I have a few questions. Has anybody else had this many ...
Erivedge - Has there ever been a study done on the side affects to the caregiver. Example hair loss?
Posted 6 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
Posted 15 May 2012 by • 15 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 23 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
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 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 15 Jul 2014 by • 1 answer
I think my Oncologist was inferriñg this
Posted 22 May 2014 by • 1 answer
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 8 Nov 2013 by • 1 answer
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 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?
I took erivedge for 3 months to treat my BCC. I've been finished since mid May, 2013. My skin looks?
Posted 5 Jun 2013 by • 1 answer
... great! However, my taste buds are gone, muscle spasms, joint pain, fatigue. Since I shaved my head anyway, the hair loss didn't matter. However, my moustache is falling out. This has occured since I quit taking the medication - for 4 weeks now. My joints are feeling better and the cramping ...
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