• Opdivo

    Asked by Stew on Tuesday, October 15, 2019


    I was hoping to receive feedback from those of you with small cell lung cancer, receiving Opdivo treatments. How long you have been on it and the side effects you’ve experienced.

    I have been on Opdivo since March, 2019 and recently have taken a break from treatment as a result of side effects.

    Thank you in advance for any feedback.

    4 Answers from the Community

    4 answers
    • CancerChicky's Avatar

      I have not been on it but several people that are in my clinic that are on it and not many have any serious problems.

      about 1 month ago
    • LiveWithCancer's Avatar

      I was on Opdivo from July 2013 until May 2019 for NSCLC. I got off of it because i started developing a rash and had a couple of other issues that may have been Opdivo related: swelling and dry eyes.

      The rash went away after stopping treatment. The other 2 issues didn't.

      about 1 month ago
    • Dianem's Avatar

      Have stage 4 lung cancer from 2013. for 2 years, taken off because it stopped working. Now have been on opdivo for more than 3 years. Biggest side effect is neuropathy and arthritis. Livewithcancer, how are you doing? Think of you often pray for you always....

      about 1 month ago
    • Stew's Avatar

      Thank you all for replying to my post.

      It’s helpful to learn what others have dealt with when on the same treatment. Each of us react differently while going through this.

      about 1 month ago

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