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Any Side Effects From Zometa Or Aredia

Any Side Effects From Zometa Or Aredia

My Dr wants to put me on Xgeva to help strengthen my bones. I’m in final cycle of extended drug treatment but have been in remission for the past 6 months with no signs of any bone weakening issues.
After reading up on these drugs and listening to recent Webinar on this subject from Myeloma Crowd, side effects can develop bone issues in the jaw.
Has anyone had any issues from these drugs since I’m leaning to op out of having this injection.

Appreciate your feedback.
Jim

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Prolia made my blood pressure drop. I don’t take any bone strengthening drugs.

posted 7 months ago

Steroid For Bone Pain?

Steroid For Bone Pain?

Told my hematologists about all the pain I’ve been having in random places and his suggestion was a steroid taper? Anyone else take a steroid for bone pain?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

My initial treatment included Dexamethazone but I am no longer prescribed it. I struggle with back pain from 6 compression fractures and the associated muscle fatigue pain when I try to be physically… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Xgevia And Bone Problems In Jaw.

Xgevia And Bone Problems In Jaw.

Has anyone had bone problems with their jaw after taking Xgeva? If so how soon did it happen? I am only on my third treatment and have a tingling sensation in my upper left jaw. Is there an alternative drug that doesn't carry the same risks?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

mine was not just pain but pieces of bone were starting to come up through my gums so the doctor had to saw of pieces I still have more that he will remove next visit. It's been three months since… read more

posted over 1 year ago

I Need A Tooth Pulled. How Bad Is That For Me To Do?

I Need A Tooth Pulled. How Bad Is That For Me To Do?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

BRXMedic you definitely should check with your oncologist first beforehand because you should be seen by a dentist that is experienced in dealing with cancer patients.

posted about 1 year ago

What Is Recommended Frequency For Zometa After Being On It 2 Years?

What Is Recommended Frequency For Zometa After Being On It 2 Years?

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Thank You I had to cancel getting my teeth pulled they set it up with the wrong doctor Now I don’t go until August 25th now I started having a toothache today I might have to have the one tooth pulled… read more

posted 10 months ago

Do I Really Need Zometa Infusions?

Do I Really Need Zometa Infusions?

My original oncologist has prescribed Zometa every four weeks. While traveling, I needed to make an appointment with a temporary oncologist to receive the infusions. The new oncologist, after reviewing my medical records, said there is no reason for me to get these infusions, since I have no bone lesions. I was newly diagnosed with mgus, a few months ago, my blood results are only slightly out of range, and I have had only one infusion so far. Which doctor should I believe? Should I get yet… read more

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

Most myeloma specialists recommend bisphosphonates. The benefits outweigh the risks for most of us😍

posted 5 months ago

Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw

Osteonecrosis Of The Jaw

Hubby just diagnosed with ONJ. He has no pain, but dentist found exposed bone and infection in the gum. Referred to oral surgeon, but can't get in for two months. Would be interested in hearing from anyone who has experienced this. Oncologist put him on antibiotic, clindamyicin, but that has bad side effects long term, so not anxious to stay on that forever. Cause is probably the Xgeva he was on for a year, but has been off for nearly a year. Thanks for any input from all of you.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I was on Zometa and had an allergic reaction and then switch over to Xgeva. No reactions thus far and have been on it for about 24 months.

posted 4 months ago

How Often Do You Take The Zarxio Injection?

How Often Do You Take The Zarxio Injection?

It’s to help increase WBC.

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

@A MyMyelomaTeam Member, hello Colleen. What type of blood builder pills do you take?

posted about 2 months ago

I'm On Revlimid, Ninlaro And Dex, With Once A Month Infusion Of Zolendronic Acid

I'm On Revlimid, Ninlaro And Dex, With Once A Month Infusion Of Zolendronic Acid

Im fighting the fatigue that is almost ever present. Wondering if anyone is taking vitamins to combat the fatigue and do they work? B12, etc

A MyMyelomaTeam Member said:

I like Keri Daily Moisture Original.

posted about 1 month ago