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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Sprycel oral.

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34 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
10/21/2015 7:25:52 PM

Reviewer: GASprycel, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on the medication for about 2 months and since then have been dealing with chronic gastrointestinal issues (not pretty) - I've found that dairy products makes things worse. Anyone else experiencing this?

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
7/21/2015 12:16:51 PM

Reviewer: dmccarter, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with CML Dec 2013, began taking Sprycel within 1 month of diagnosis. In the beginning had mild to moderate side effects skin rashes, adult acne, nausea, muscle aches and extreme fatigue. Went into remission Aug. 2014, doctor reduced my dosage feeling much better. Now having a little issue with BP.

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
10/8/2014 3:48:13 PM

Reviewer: blessed, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Been on Sprycel since 2010. Nausea and vomiting started right after I started Sprycel and heart rate went up started blood pressure medication. Severe joint and back pain started first of 2014. Had heart surgery in 2013. Been rough but at least we have these pills. Unable to work due to joint pains and back pains from sickness and medications.

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
8/27/2014 6:42:51 AM

Reviewer: Healthy lady, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed at 36 and this was the first treatment I was given. I went into full remission within the first 6 weeks of treatment. Almost 2 years in and I only notice more frequent mouth sores and very unusual menstral ing cycles. Dr says sprycel has nothing to do with my irregular, more frequent bleeding but it all started 3 mos into treatment. Overall I am so greatful to this drug and the re ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Chronic Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
8/6/2014 1:58:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
My most severe side effect was mouth sores. I did also experience headaches at first, but they went away after a month or so, a little joint pain also. I became unresponsive after 10 months.

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