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Dexamethasone weight gain?

Posted 28 Nov 2012 by cubatex 1 answer

Anyone has any recommendation on keeping weigh off while on dexamethasone?

Is is okay to drink a couple of beers occassionally while using Revlimid for maintenance for MM?

Posted 14 Jun 2012 by Rabbitandhorse 5 answers

I just started Revlimid last week and had taken Velcade for 15 months prior without drinking anything alcoholic/ I am taking 10mg of Revlimid. I asked my doctor today and he suggested I ask Cellgene or go to their website and I can't find the answer. Thanks

Confused over blood work results - any suggestions?

Posted 4 Aug 2010 by vicky8338 7 answers

26 year old female - I am confused because I have high levels of IgG protein in my blood (1843)... Gamma Globulin (1.7), M-spike (0.7). I was tested for multiple myeloma (bone marrow biopsy and full body bone scan) because of the above symptoms (bone pain and IgG, and m-spike). The m-spike is ...

I just recently began taking Revlimid with Dex for relapsed multiple myeloma. I take Revlimid 21?

Posted 25 May 2011 by MusicDirector 4 answers

... days (25 mg. daily) and 40 mg of dex. on Monday of each week. Some days are okay however it seems that by the Wednesday after taking the Dex, I am so fatigued that I can hardly make it through a day of work. Can anyone make any recommendations on energy boosters? Multiple Myeloma makes you ...

Why is dr. Prescribing Revlimid if Velcade has less side effects and works better?

Posted 27 Oct 2015 by Aunt Jo Ann 4 answers

I was just diagnosed with multiple myeloma and dr. Has prescribed Revlimid with Dexamethasone , but from what I read that combo can have horrible side effects, but people seem to get better results with Velcade and less side effect.

My rheumatologist wants me to take Xeljanz, but I'm afraid?

Posted 31 Aug 2018 by Cat Mom 2 answers

I have a dilated bile duct and some slight bleeding in my stomach. Is Xeljanz safe for me? My mother has had breast cancer and multiple myeloma and my father and sister are recovering from esophagus cancer, so any drug that even mentions any cancer scares me. My doctor says its fine, but he's ...

Is financial assistance available for Revlimid?

Posted 2 Mar 2012 by ks2012 2 answers

Stopped receiving treatment with Revlimid because of $8000/mo. out-of-pocket expense was unsustainable. Is there financial assistance available for Medicare patients? Cancer is Multiple Myeloma.

Does anyone else form hard, calcified nodules under the skin at the infusion sites with Hizentra?

Posted 8 Aug 2011 by kathyhanson 1 answer

In March switched from Vivaglobin to Hizentra for hypogammaglobulinemia related to multiple myeloma. No problems with Vivaglobin, but +/- once a month I form these nodules that last a couple of months and then go away. Two weeks ago switched from 3-site to 4-site, hoping to stop the nodules. ...

Thalidomide - I have been taking thalidomite due to having been diagnosed with multiple myeloma.?

Posted 10 May 2012 by joe.mayer 2 answers

... Side effects are numbness of finger tips and severe swelling feet + legs that feel as heavy as lead. Have stopped taking thalidomite for the last 3 months now. My question is will the symptoms fade out with time or are they irreversible?

Will Hizentra aggravate RA?

Posted 28 Feb 2013 by kathyhanson 1 answer

I am using Hizentra for multiple myeloma and the resulting hypogammaglobulinemia. I am being tested for RA. I'm concerned that since RA is an autoimmune issue that the Hizentra will just make it worse. Hizentra, along with Zometa, have kept my cancer in remission for 9 years. Obviously, I ...

Hi members, My mother has multiple myeloma and is just starting treatment with Pomalidomide. The?

Posted 13 Apr 2013 by SuperChris 2 answers

... very first day she took it, she had problems sleeping and breathing so after a visit to the Cardiologist, she now has officially diagnosed congestive heart failure. She has historically had issues with her heart which had subsided but we want to understand now whether the Pomalidomide could be ...

My husband has developed the skin rash from the cytoxan he is on for multiple myeloma. Are there?

Posted 4 Jul 2013 by henrym52 2 answers

... any recommendations of how to ease the itch of the rash? He is also on Carfilzomib and takes Dexamethasone. The rash only began after the addition of the chemo Cytoxan.

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Multiple myeloma & aml?

Posted 6 Feb 2014 by gt25 1 answer

If you develop AML subsequent to treatment for Multiple Myeloma- treatment included stem cell transplant & revlimid, does physician report this to FDA for statistical purposes? Should it be reported?

My fiancé has multiple myeloma and started revlimid today. How soon will will his pain start to?

Posted 3 Feb 2015 by sford0867 1 answer

... decrease after starting the revlimid? He has been so sick and in so much pain!

What are the prescribed medications for the treatment of multiple myeloma. I am 83 years old and?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 1 answer

wondering if my neuropathy , chronic lower back pain, sciatica may have been the result of myeloma ?

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