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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Treanda IV.

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Condition: Type of Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
4/30/2014 10:19:03 PM

Reviewer: mike673, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This medication is working ok, but, i am having a very big side effect problem with upper and lower GI issues, such as, severe GERD and Bowel issues while taking this med.

Condition: Type of Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
9/6/2013 12:34:01 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have CLL my white count was 255,platelets were low and I did one round,It did bring my white count and lymph nodes down, but my numbers still weren't were they needed to be.I got a serious infection and couldn't continue untill the infection was gone,after the infection was gone three months later I did three rounds and my numbers are now great.It's been 17 months and I'm still d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type of Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
7/18/2013 11:04:23 PM

Reviewer: kk, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Platelets r my problem. After treatment 2, platelets are up to 52 from 10, and WBC are down to 5 from 13. I have experienced burning in my arm during IV and this week arm has stayed sore to touch. Hopeful.

Condition: Type of Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
10/26/2012 10:24:50 AM

Reviewer: eloner5110, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Started my treatment of cll with treanda and Rituxan. My wbc count was 383. after four rounds of treanda with rituxan, i'm down to wbc of 5. minimal side effects. It's been good!

Condition: Type of Leukemia - Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
3/15/2012 1:51:58 PM

Reviewer: War weary, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After 8 years of watchful waiting including about 4 years on Chorambucil, I got put on Treanda. The % of leukemic cells went from 62-65% down to 17% after only 4 treatments. Had no side effects, did not lose any hair. I don't know how long the good news will continue because I only got 4 of the 6 recommended treatments before my insurance (COBRA) ran out, but I feel good and now pay for a p ... Show Full Comment

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