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List of Treatments for Myeloma

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for myeloma. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Neulasta (Pegfilgrastim)

Overview
Neulasta is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to lower the risk of developing infections after receiving chemotherapy or some types of radiation. Neulasta is also known by… read more

Neurontin (Gabapentin)

Overview
Neurontin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat postherpetic neuralgia and some types of seizures. In people with myeloma, Neurontin is sometimes prescribed… read more

Ninlaro (Ixazomib)

Overview
Ninlaro is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple myeloma in people who have tried at least one other therapy. Ninlaro is often combined with a corti read more

Norco (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Norco is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Norco is a combination drug containing hydrocodone and acetaminophen.… read more

Norpramin (Desipramine)

Overview
Norpramin is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. Norpramin may be mildly effective at managing neuropathic pain, a common side… read more

Nutrition

Overview
Everyone feels their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. For people with myeloma, good nutrition can help you recover from treatment, reduce treatment side effects, support bone health,… read more

Oncovin (Vincristine)

Overview
Oncovin is a prescription medication used to treat several types of cancer. Oncovin is sometimes combined with other drugs such as Adriamycin (doxorubicin) and a corticosteroid in a chemotherapy regimen to… read more

Oxycodone

Overview
Oxycodone is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat pain severe enough to require daily, 24-hour, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment… read more

OxyContin (Oxycodone)

Overview
OxyContin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat pain severe enough to require daily, 24-hour, long-term opioid treatment and for which alternative treatment… read more

Pamelor (Nortriptyline)

Overview
Pamelor is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. Pamelor can also be prescribed to manage neuropathic pain. One study indicates that… read more

Percocet (Oxycodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Percocet is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Sometimes, Percocet is prescribed to treat pain in patients with myeloma.… read more

Plasmapheresis (Plasma exchange)

Overview
In some cases of myeloma, cancer cells secrete abnormal proteins, leading to the development of complications known as hyperviscosity syndrome, amyloidosis, and light chain deposition disease. In hyperviscosity… read more

Platinol (Cisplatin)

Overview
Platinol is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating several types of cancer. Platinol is sometimes combined with other drugs such as VP-16, Cytoxan, and a … read more

Pomalyst (Pomalidomide)

Overview
Pomalyst is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple myeloma that has progressed after being treated with other therapies. Pomalyst is often combined with a… read more

Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine)

Overview
Pristiq is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depression disorder. Pristiq may also be prescribed to manage neuropathic pain, a common side effect of… read more

Radiation therapy

Overview
Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy) is commonly used to treat solitary plasmacytoma – an early stage of multiple myeloma involving a single lesion in the bone or soft tissues. Plasmacytoma that occurs… read more

Revlimid (Lenalidomide)

Overview
Revlimid is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple myeloma. Revlimid is often combined with a corticosteroid like dexamethasone to treat newly… read more

Sarclisa (Isatuximab-irfc)

Overview
Sarclisa is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat adults with multiple myeloma who have received at least two prior therapies, including lenalidomide and a… read more

Spinal surgery

Overview
In myeloma, bone lesions in the spine can cause vertebral compression fractures that lead to severe pain, deformity, and loss of mobility. In cases where symptoms are not improved with nonsurgical treatments… read more

Talvey (Talquetamab)

Overview
Talvey is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in adults who have already tried at least four lines of therapy. These… read more

Tecvayli (Teclistamab-cqyv)

Overview
Tecvayli is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in adults who have already tried at least four lines of therapy. These… read more

Thalomid (Thalidomide)

Overview
Thalomid is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat multiple myeloma. Thalomid is often combined with a corticosteroid like Dexamethasone to treat patients… read more

Treanda (Bendamustine)

Overview
Treanda is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukemia and indolent B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Treanda is sometimes prescribed… read more

Ultram (Tramadol)

Overview
Ultram is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage moderate to moderately severe pain in adults. Ultram is also known by its drug name, tramadol.

Ultram is an… read more

Velcade (Bortezomib)

Overview
Velcade is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating multiple myeloma. Velcade is often combined with a corticosteroid and other drugs such as Cytoxan, Revli read more

Vicodin (Hydrocodone/Acetaminophen)

Overview
Vicodin is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. Vicodin is a combination drug composed of hydrocodone and acetaminophen.… read more

VP-16 (Etoposide)

Overview
VP-16, also known as VePesid, is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat several types of cancer. VP-16 is sometimes combined with other drugs such as Platinol, Cyto read more

Xgeva (Denosumab)

Overview
Xgeva is a prescription medication approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent fractures and spinal cord compression in people whose bones have been weakened by multiple myeloma. Xgeva is… read more

Xpovio (selinexor)

Overview
Xpovio is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma in adults who have received at least four prior therapies. Xpovio is also… read more

Zometa (Zoledronic acid)

Overview
Zometa is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat people with multiple myeloma. Some doctors may also prescribe Zometa for people who have monoclonal gammopathy of… read more

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