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    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    5/2/2011 1:46:39 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have loss muscle mass, and I have tingling in my feet.I also don't have very much energy.Walking can also be difficult.

    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

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