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    1-4 of 4
    Condition: Follicular Lymphoma
    5/23/2015 9:25:50 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I've only had one round of Bendamustine (Trenda) so far and have only been treated previously with Rituxan for my stage 3 FL. This treatment did not knock me off my feet, but it slowed me down a bit. I had problems with the initial injection site, but that was most likely due to poor placement by the initial nurse who placed the heplock. My arm bruised and was sore for an entire month. I exper ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Follicular Lymphoma
    7/29/2011 6:42:06 PM

    Reviewer: annon123, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I have had significant problems with side effects (nausea that we just couldn't control, major fatigue, constipation, low WBC and components of that counts, got sick and took 6 weeks to shake what others got rid of in 10 days, got shingles, got cellulitis of the shingles), had to have the dose lowered due to raised liver enzymes. Currently have a sudden and big time WBC/neutrophil count drop 1 ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Follicular Lymphoma
    7/2/2010 10:34:41 PM

    Reviewer: eric, 35-44 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Only 1 cyl-sofor,WAY NICER THAN R-CHOP.Been 18months from last r-chop,was in remission.now im being treated w rituxan/treanda.SO Far its been easy on me, as far as side affects.Got 5 cyls to go though?

    Condition: Follicular Lymphoma
    10/11/2009 10:52:48 PM

    Reviewer: Oldmama, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    My follicular lymphoma has returned after R-CHOP. I am in stage 3. I have only completed my first treatment with Rituxan and Bendamustine for follicular lymphoma. I do not know if it is effective yet. I had R-chop previously but my oncologist in Amarillo Texas did not give me the right dosages, and substituted another drug for one in the R-chop without my knowledge or permission for the last 4 rou ... Show Full Comment

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