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Dexamethasone weight gain?

Posted 28 Nov 2012 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 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 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 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 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.

Xgeva - Why is it so much more expensive than Zometa?

Posted 8 days ago 0 answers

I gave multiple myeloma. I’ve been taking Zometa with no problem. I changed doctors. New doctor wants me on Xgeva. Is it really that much better?

Is financial assistance available for Revlimid?

Posted 2 Mar 2012 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.

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

Posted 31 Aug 2018 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 ...

Revlimid, semen, and oral sex. What are my partner's risks?

Posted 15 days ago 0 answers

I am a male taking Tevlimid, and have been warned about sexual contact with a female who is or may become pregnant. I assume this applies to vaginal intercourse. What about oral sex? What are the risks if my partner, male or female, swallows my semen?

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

Posted 8 Aug 2011 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 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?

Acute Myeloid Leukemia - Multiple myeloma & aml?

Posted 6 Feb 2014 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 1 answer

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

My husband was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma. The doctors suggested he have stem cell?

Posted 5 Feb 2017 1 answer

... transplant after 4 cycles of chemo. They said this was a better time than later in the disease because he was stronger now and the cancer was less resistant than it would be at a later date; such as after remission and cancer returns or further on in the disease when he is suffering from more ...

Multiple Myeloma - does this sound familiar to anyone?

Posted 13 May 2013 1 answer

had a stem cell transplant 10 years ago relapes 2 and half years ago... treated with revlimid 1 year ago had big leision in my leg switched treatment to valcade. No sign of cancer they are thinking of taking me off tretment

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