Experiences with Drug or Chemo Therapy experiences

  1. about 3 years ago
    Meenubhandari's Avatar

    Gleevac 400mg

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Having muscle cramps n acidity

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • MedAssist
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leuk...
    about 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Oral chemo daily for life, side effects take time to wane. Its been hard.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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  2. about 3 years ago
    junebugg1961's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Side effects

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • TrudyB
    • Experience with Acute Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Day three for Dad's treatment and so far no side effects. He is able to maintain his daily life! Dad got DX on 4/12/16 with AML. He ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • bdm0911
    • Experience with Chronic Lymphocytic Le...
    over 3 years ago
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    Imbruvica (Ibrutinib)

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I began treatment about two and a half months ago. My WBC was 14 in March of 2015 and was up to 200 by January 2016. I was miserab...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Melly
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I take a pill form of chemo and it is much harder than I expected. My doctor lowered my dose and it is more tolerable

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  3. over 3 years ago
    Bdsommers64's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    March 10, 2016 began outpatient cyterabine infusions March 7. Go in daily and it takes about an hour to administer the medicine. B...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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  4. over 3 years ago
    Bdsommers64's Avatar

    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    7 x 3 Idarubicin plus Cetarabine ..this is day 15...chem ended on day 7. I think Brandi would honestly say the scariest part for bot...

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Not Specified
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    • MJT5
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I am now taking 200 mg of Tasigna 2 x a day and the side effects are much easier to handle. Still thankful, that after being diagnos...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • MJT5
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Am taking Tasigna 400 mg 2 x a day. Different side effects than Gleevec. Terrible rash over all of my body, loss of hair, stomach pa...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • MJT5
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Although Gleevec brought me into remission, the drug and I did not get along and the side effects at time were difficult. I continue...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • mahi
    • Experience with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia ...
    over 3 years ago
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    Other

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Medicine for high blood cell, I took hydroxide urea for 10 days

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    Easy to Do: Not Specified
    Minimal Side Effects: Not Specified
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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