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

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Condition: Multiple Myeloma
1/24/2011 3:29:11 AM

Reviewer: JEFF, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
patient became tachy and lethargic

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
10/7/2010 4:19:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with MM in January, and started on an aggressive treatment using Thalidamide(daily),changed to Revlamid(daily), Dexmathazone(weekly), and Velcade injections(twice a week). The combination worked very well, and now getting ready for a stem cell transplant, so I am only on a maintenance dose of Velcade once a week. Side effects have varied, but have been able to control some of them using ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
9/6/2010 2:04:58 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
legs and feet drive me crazy

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
8/22/2010 1:46:01 AM

Reviewer: Theaoneandonly, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Initially treated with radiation & steroids, been on Velcade for 7 months. Mild nausea initially, some constipation, worst side effect for me has been lethargy. My numbers are in normal ranges, being transplanted next month. Had no neuropathy, no hair loss, mild appetite suppression but no weight loss. Can "taste" smell of medication days after treatment... but I can tolerate that. E ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
4/24/2010 3:47:48 PM

Reviewer: DAVE , 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After being on Revlimid, it was determined that Velcade would do a better job in getting my numbers down to a proper level for a stem cell transplant (autologous). Within 2 cycles I was ready. I had the transplant and within 4 months I was classified as CR (complete response). It will be 2 years in May 2010 and my numbers are still good. The only side effect of the medication is peripheral neuropa ... Show Full Comment

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