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Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana

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

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

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

posted 5 months ago

Did Anyone Struggle With Anxiety Before MM?

Did Anyone Struggle With Anxiety Before MM?

I am diagnosed with anxiety and panic disorder and I am wondering if the dexamethsone makes it worse.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I did!

posted 3 months ago

Revlimid Costs

Revlimid Costs

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 said:

Wow, that a lot to me. I'm on disability, I have Medicare. Was diagnosed in 2017. I've had chemotherapy. For this year my deductible is payed and my meds is covered. No pit of pocket. I just pay 35… read more

posted 9 months ago

Is There Any Problem With Having 1or 2 Alcoholic Beverages Per Day While On Darzalex ?

Is There Any Problem With Having 1or 2 Alcoholic Beverages Per Day While On Darzalex ?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I had 2 SCT and after each one things tasted like sawdust or metal. That along with nausea it was hard to eat too. Just wasn't worth it.

posted about 3 years ago

Revlimid

Revlimid

How long a length of time does a person stay on Revlimid

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

hi primetime gal what meds are u on now

posted about 1 year ago

CBD

CBD

Does anyone know if CBD helps with any of the issues associated with MM? Fatigue, etc?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Safer than pain pills

posted over 1 year ago

Pain Management.

Pain Management.

Like so many with MM, pain is a major symptom. My husband is on Tramadol (an opiod) and Tylenol. Tylenol causes his kidney function numbers to rise, so he's hesitant to use this. And of course as we all know, opiods can and usually are addictive. CBD has been suggested, but he is also on blood pressure medication and has been told not to use CBD. So none of these choices is good. My question is: What are others doing for pain management? Also, has anyone had accupuncture, and if so, did… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I take 2 gabapentine at bedtime and an OxyContin
Also rub blue emu on my numb feet and sear loose fitting socks

posted about 1 year ago

Any Suggestions For Someone Who Has An Upset Stomach When He's Getting Transfusions?

Any Suggestions For Someone Who Has An Upset Stomach When He's Getting Transfusions?

The gentleman is in the process of diagnosis but appears to possibly be a blood cancer. They are giving him transfusions because of his bloodwork numbers. Transfusions didn't make me sick so I'm not a lot of help.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I have been told that marijuana works well for pain,nausea,and sleep

posted over 1 year ago

Medicare And Stem Cell Colection And Transplant Costs

Medicare And Stem Cell Colection And Transplant Costs

How much of Stem Cell Transplant and Stem Cell Collection/ Storage does Medicare pay for and how much is the patient's responsibility?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thanks for the information. Talk about cost prohibitive. We'll have to think about that one.

posted 3 days ago