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Has Anyone Used Or Use CBD And Or Medical Marijuana? Does It Help?
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Linda Mm,
I am not sure how to find a dispensary near me. I am not sure how it all works. Do you need a medical marijuana card to try edibles?

Has Anyone Used Medical Marijuana To Treat The Pain Associated With Multiple Myeloma? Does It Help?
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Yes, I use it. I am medically certified with my state. I take it in pill form and yes, it is expensive, It does help with anxiety & sleep as well as pain. Like any new drug, it takes a bit to get used… read more

Medical Marijuana
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Where can I get some Marijuana that insurance pays for MM pain relief?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Krym, I believe every state is different. You will have to check the laws in your state. I do know insurance will cover Marinol, a synthetic THC used to treat nausea and loss of appetite in cancer… read more

Anyone Tried CBG?
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Has anyone heard or tried CBG? I've been reading up on it. I have been using Medical Marijuana for pain but it seems CBG with it will help with the pain. Anyone using?

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How did it go? I hated morphine! In fact I stopped it cold turkey. 3 weeks of hell. I tell my doctors, no opioids! Until there is no choice. I'm waiting to a nerve block to be ok with my insurance… read more

Has Anyone Heard About Using CBD Oils For Myeloma?
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The real cbd not the cheap stuff can reduce pain. My palliative care doc offered to help me get medical marijuana but I haven’t yet but I do know people on it and it’s helps pain a lot. Hugs

Clinical Trials
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Patients on Medicare/ Medicaid are eligible for clinical trials, or not?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Clinical trial I was in for Car T Therapy also partial covered our staying at an Airbnb due to the requirement that we be at least 2 hours away from the hospital for 2 weeks. It depends on the… read more

Revlimid Costs
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I am going on medicare in December and I have been paying $10.00 for my Revlimid because I have medical coverage through my employer . On Medicare its$1700 per month( give or take). I do not qualify for assistance with Healthwell . I make just over the amount for assistance . With part D ,I have to spend over $6000 in order to exit the medical , then I was told it will be $894 per month. Does anyone know how to get a lower cost?or how to navigate a better plan with medicare?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Yes, that is true . I just applied for 2023.

Has Anyone Had Problems With Getting Prescription Paid Without Very High Copays.
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I am on Medicare with a supplmental and a drug plan. Just started some of my medications yesterday. Did not start Relivid as the copay for each cycle was $3000 thru the prescription plan. The doctor is trying to get the manufactor to provide it. The Insuranace agent says it should be paid thru Medicare and Supplemental as major medical.

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There are grants but now my husband gets it through the manfacturer. No, it is not covered un der najor medical. It is part D. In office treatments are covered under B and a supplement if you have… read more

I Would Like To Know If Medicaid And Medicare Pay For A Stem Cell Transplant.
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Yes Medicare paid for most of Stem Cell Transplant for me and my state health insurance picked up the rest. We paid very little.

Upper Body Pain
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I am now having severe pain in my upper body between my waist and neck, is this normal with Multiple Myeloma in its final stages. It is like a cracked rib / torn muscle pain.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I know what you mean about the upper body pain. I just started getting those exact pains in my ribs. I don't think that's the final stages of MM cause I'm in remission and I'm having the same kind of… read more