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Condition: Multiple Myeloma
2/15/2015 2:17:11 PM

Reviewer: Hawkeye, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed, after the collapse of 2 vertebra L6 & L12 resulted in the lose of 3 in. of height, plus an estimated 75% kidney function loss, in March 2012 with Stage 3 MM. After three weeks of intensive chemo treatments (Velcade + steroids) in the hospital. During that time I lost 50 of my previous 170 lbs, I was released when the doctors finale realized the hospitalization was killing me faste ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
7/1/2013 2:34:00 PM

Reviewer: Blessed, 45-54 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 ave taken velcade for 2 years since 2011. It has been very effective and I have had very little side effects. My numbers are very good since being on velcade. For me, the outcome over weighs the side effects. I am been fortunate and extremely bless to have little to no pain. I have never taken pain medications, not even a tylenol. Praise the Lord.

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
6/22/2012 8:21:58 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
You have to be satisfied with being in remission, but the neuropathy in my feet really makes me question whether or not I should have gone the transplant route. I just found out the Velcade has damaged the nerves in my stomach where I can’t digest food correctly. Make sure you are up front and honest with you Doctor about the pain. DO NOT assume the pain is supposed to be that bad.

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
4/14/2012 10:33:15 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
SIDE EFFECTS SUCH AS LEG PAIN OTHERWISE SEEMS TO BE WORKING VERY WELL

Condition: Multiple Myeloma
2/1/2012 1:52:38 AM

Reviewer: Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My 72 yo mom took this for a few months through IV while also getting dexamethazone. She didn't want stem cell. Ths brought her kidneys back and the light chain numbers down to the 40's but doc recommended diff treatment, said still too high. Did a trial at Stanford then on o revlimid. Numbers back up to 60's so considering adding velcade at lower dose and not IV. Neuropathy so ba ... Show Full Comment

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