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Patient with CLL and pleural effusion. Does imbruvica,420mg per day, affect amount of fluid drained?

Posted 1 Aug 2014 by Aquarelle 3 answers

Husband was diagnosed with CLL a year ago, refused chemo at first, but got hospitalized in May with ex tensive pleural effusion. They put a pleural catheter(over 3l was drained).HGB was 5.5.WBC over 200000.He was put on chemotherapy, but did 2 treatments out of 6, as his doctor thought it ...

6 months on Imbruvica?

Posted 6 Nov 2014 by KPanthen 2 answers

I am 62 and have had six different rounds of chemo and radiation for MCL. Finally Imbruvica is working. Last scan showed no active cancer in the 7 lymoh nodes in my colon. My question. I have become very depressed lately. I am currently on 50mmg zoloft hut it was working but about 3 months into ...

I have CLL. 2 months ago I started taking Imbruvica. Now my WBC has doubled?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by BK 73 1 answer

Now my oncologist has prescribed prednisone 50 mg one daily ? I am a 12 year CLL survivor. Why do you think my wbc has more than doubled? And is taking prednisone a good idea since my immune system is already weakened?

Waldenström Macroglobulinemia - Why aren't other medications included here?

Posted 6 Mar 2015 by Del Ehresman 1 answer

There are several medications used to treat Waldenstrom's. Why is only Imbruvica on this page. Are you being paid by the drug company? (Pharmacyclic, which was just bought out by AbbVie (Abbott)?

Imbruvica - Has anyone experienced confusion?

Posted 10 Jun 2016 by Shihtzumom3 1 answer

Imbruvica cost concerns?

Posted 9 Jan 2017 by alicemiami 1 answer

Hi everyone, really happy to discover this message board. My husband (67) has recurrent MCL and so far responding well to Imbruvica + Rituxan. We are a middle-income couple and the copay for Imbruvica with Medicare is $3,000. Any financial assistance you can can recommend is MUCH appreciated!

Can I stop taking Imbruvica?

Posted 21 Jun 2018 by Traing 0 answers

My blood counts are in their normal range. My CT scan indicates that my lymph nodes are normal sized. Also, other than swollen lymph nodes before treatment, I was asymptomatic.

I know Imbruvica should be taken with a full glass of water, but is it okay to take it with an empty

Posted 21 Nov 2017 by friend of user 0 answers

... stomach... first thing in the morning?

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