• feliz
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I have done 9 rounds of weekly chemo

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cmjewell
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    stem cell transplant

    Procedure or Surgery

    Still feel strong fatigue and still no immune system to speak of.

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    Went as Expected: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Recovery: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cmjewell
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    A lot of nausea and fatigue.

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • cmjewell
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    over 2 years ago
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    External radiation

    Radiation

    I experienced a lot of fatigue.

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    Painless Experience: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Bortezomib (injection). Brand Name: Velcade. completed one cycle (4x shots). two were ok, and two left a silver dollar size ras...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Lenalidomide (Oral) Brand Name: Revlimid taken once a day for 14 days or 21 day cycle. taking 25mg and completed first cycle. has ...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Corticosteroids

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Dexamethasone (oral) 4mg tablets x 5. Taken the day of Chemo, and the following day (4x per week, and 8x per cycle). This drug has...

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Bone strengthening drugs

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had Zoledronic Acid IVPD. Took about 30 minutes through IV, no issues. Will be getting this once per month. got my second helping...

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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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    • cliff954
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Chemotherapy

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had a stem cell transplant May 2014 and currently in remission. Taking Revlimid 10mg daily as maintenance. I have no side effects, ...

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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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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Other

    Clinical Trial

    Numbers elevated 2 months in a row. Kicked off clinical trial. But it's not a bad thing! :-)

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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    Aciclovir, also known as acyclovir, is an antiviral medication. It is primarily used for the treatment of herpes simplex virus infections, chickenpox, and shingles.

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Taken for 18 days now twice a day. easy no side effects

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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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    • Zzbro
    • Experience with Multiple Myeloma
    almost 3 years ago
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    36 week - 3 drug treatment starts tomorrow. Bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone

    Clinical Trial

    Treatment starts today, January 3rd 2017. Bortezomib (Velcade) shot/IV today followed by lenalidomide (Revlimid) Pill. Tomorrow de...

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