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Top 10 Search Results for "Velcade"

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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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Hi i was on valcade prior to stem cell transplant . i had nerve damage in hands and feet , but after valcade ended 1 year ago my hands have gone back to normal, still a little in my feet . so… read more

Starting Treatment Of Revilmaid And Velcade. Will This Get Rid Of My Back And Rib Pain? What Are The Side Effects?
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I can tell you I felt much more pain before I started treatment than I do now 4 yrs later! The treatments definitely helped and I am so thankful!

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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I got velcade shots under my upper arms initially twice a week. Nausea headache and neuropathy in feet and hands. Discontinued after 3 months because of neuropathy and it had stopped working… read more

Is Anyone Else Having A Problem With Their Teeth Or Gums Since Getting An Infusion Of Velcade?
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I started to get sensitivity to a molar and gum surrounding it
one month after my first infusion. I have already had osteonecrosis from Xgeva which resulted in surgery. Will have to see a cancer dental surgeon this week.

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Zometa is what cause the problems with the jaws and teeth.

Bone Pain - Revlimid & Valcade
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New patient here with this treatment. Have bone aches and pains in my side and back and joints. Is this common?

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Six years in and back pain I been able to deal with you just got to learn what triggers it and stop doing it. The neuropathy and pain can be controlled with morphine ER and tens unit helps me. For me… read more

Anyone Had Any Success In Treating Peripheral Neuropathy Of The Mouth, Teeth, Tongue?? Thanks John
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Let your Dr know because my Dr said if this begins they will immediately adjust Valcade. Don't wait.

Does Anyone Take Dexamethasone And Revlimid As Maintence?
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I’m really struggling with taking 20 mg of Dexamethasone weekly. It’s 50 degrees here and I’m sweating like I’m in the Caribbean…. Can anyone explain why we need to take all the dex in one day? I wish we could take 1 a day for 5 days…. Thanks in advance for any suggestions…. I have no idea if this will be my maintenance therapy for the rest of my life but it’s not a great maintenance plan for me…

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Well I've been on the dex, Velcade and later added Revlimid10 for awhile...and have been pretty stable...diagnosed in 2015. I guess everyone is different. I've had some side effects from Revlimidread 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

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My eyes are also messed up! I was diagnosed with blepharitis. My eyes water a lot and I also get post nasal drip and dripping down my throat. Eye dr. recommended washing with an eye wash twice a day… 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

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

What Treatment Can Anyone Recommend For Neuropathy On My Feet And Toes?
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Drugs treatment plan was Revlimid, Velcade, Dexaethasone. I stopped the Velcade once numbness and tingling got worse. I continue now with lower dose of Revlimid and Dexaethasone. The pain in my feet has gotten worse and have tried natural remedies but no relief. Dr prescribed Gabapentin and have taken now for a few weeks but was told it takes longer before I would notice if it’s helping. Had some bad side effects so now taking Lyrica which seems to be helping to take the burning sensation away… read more

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I take B-12 vitamin, Gabapentin didn’t do much, I was like a zombie
My cancer is coming back, so now I taking Pomalyst and Dexa, but the I don’t do to good with Dexamethasone, my heart rate is very… read more