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    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    10/9/2009 9:21:11 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My father has been on revlimid for 11 months. 21 days with 7 days rest. Last month he developed Shingles and a blood infection. His doctor said its from the revlimid that lowered his white bc. He passed away on 10/01/2009 due to a heart attack. I strong believe he developed a blood clot or pulmonary embolism and that killed him. He had never had any issues with his heart.

    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    9/28/2009 10:26:12 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    This is my second time on Revlimid - I have had a couple rough weeks, and realized that caffeine and revlimid do not mix! My hands and feet were tingling, my face was numb, my chest hurt, I was dizzy, my vision was blurred. I decided to try no caffeine and I feel 100 percent better!

    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    9/13/2009 9:18:45 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    My husband was on Thalomid. Went into remission and numbers were good until last month. Dr. put him on Revlimid and he is so darn sick. Just two days and he is exhausted and can't sleep and rash and itching all over. I'm trying to talk him into going back to the Thalomid.

    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    5/18/2009 1:06:33 PM

    Reviewer: mike 1, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    various side effect, including stroke and extremely low platelets

    Condition: Multiple Myeloma
    5/12/2009 10:38:28 PM

    Reviewer: Richard Thigpen , 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:
    Before I started taking revilmid,I slept sitting on a computer chair for five montor hs.After being on the revilmid for two days, I felt 70% better.

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