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Has Anyone Been Nor Is On Valcade? Do You Have Any Trouble With It. I Already Have Neuropathy In My Hands And Feet.

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I've been on velcade and darzalex for 2yrs and was having neuropathy in my feet my oncologist prescribed Gabapentin it has help tremendously ask your oncologist about this medication. I've been in… read more

I Will Start Velcade Soon. What Can I Expect?

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I am close to 94 yrs and will start Velcade next week. Where is it injected and what are the side affects?

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Starting treatment with Velcade (Bortezomib) for myeloma involves several key aspects:

Administration
- Method: Velcade is administered either as a subcutaneous injection or an intravenous… read more

Anyone Having Trouble With Velvade?

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Diagnosed 11/20 with mm. Started with velcade, Revlamid and deci something. SCT in 6/21. Went back on revlamid for maintenance. After about 3 months switched to velcade every 2 weeks because of severe diarrhea and weight loss. I was miserable. Been doing ok on velcade, usual rash and not feeling to great for one week. Second week was better. But now I don’t feel good at all. Since before Christmas. Skipped my shot two weeks ago because I wasn’t feeling good. I still have been sick even though I… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Velcade (Bortezomib) is a medication used to treat multiple myeloma. Some common side effects include:

- Fatigue
- Fever
- Rash
- Headache
- Nausea
- Diarrhea
- Constipation
- Vomiting
- Loss of… read more

Any Exper. W/ Velcade Subq Site Reactions? I've Had 2 Reticulated Rashes Also Feeling Shakey Inside And Out For Days After Decadron 40 Po??

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It sounds like you're experiencing some side effects from Velcade and Decadron. Here are some relevant points from the knowledge base:

Velcade (Bortezomib) Side Effects
- Common Side Effects:… read more

Has Anyone Who Is On Velcade And Dex And Xgeva Experienced Shortness Of Breath When Climbing Stairs Or Exerting Ones Self?

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Has anyone who is on Velcade and Dex and Xgeva experienced shortness of breath when climbing stairs or exerting ones self? Our doctor knows about this, and has recommended an Echo cardiogram, which we will do, but we're wondering if it's med related and not heart related.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I have been on velcade for a year , a month ago I got out of bed and I could not breath,I phoned for a ambulance and was taken to hospital,after having a few tests I was told I had heart failure,I… read more

MMR Immunization And Velcade

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Has anyone had any issues getting a MMR immunization while being on Velcade? The clinic where I've been getting my childhood immunizations wouldn't give me one until they checked with my oncologist, and he couldn't be reached while I was there. It flagged giving me the MMR because it can cause interactions while on Velcade. I was eventually okayed to receive it from my specialist/pharmacist in Milwaukee. I am 15 months post SCT. My schedule states to get it after 14 months, but I've read that… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

I got all my vaccines a year after my Trasplant but I was not on valcade

Has Anybody Had Trouble With Velcade Making Their Feet And Hands Numb? D

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My enzymes got out of wack in October and I was also sick and off treatment. Number went up .5 point maybe they will come back down

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

My one regret is I didn’t really know much about neuropathy. I wish my Dr would have told me about neuropathy and velcade. One day I said my legs are cold and my feet hurt and are numb. He cut back… read more

Symptoms

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Just started Velcade. I’ve been feeling more pain pain and seeing some bruising. I’m worried the condition is getting worse.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Here are some symptoms and signs of multiple myeloma based on the knowledge base:

- Bone pain
- Extreme tiredness
- High levels of calcium in the blood
- Anemia (low levels of red blood cells)
- Poor… read more

I Am Starting On Maintenance Post Stem Cell Transplant. What Drugs Did You Get Post Transplant

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Should of said every other week for the valcade

I Would Love To Hear Your Experiences With Revlimid.

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A MyMyelomaTeam Member

Hi Elaine
I have started my treatment on RVD for 8 months, no SCT, gradual improvement eliminated dexamethasone, gradual reductions in Velcade frequency and dosage and maintenance Revlimid after 2… read more