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Multiple myeloma , also known as plasma cell myeloma or Kahler's disease (after Otto Kahler), is a cancer of plasma cells,...
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Lenalidomide , initially known as CC-5013 and marketed as Revlimid by Celgene, is a Derivative (chemistry) of thalidomide introduced in 2004.It was initially intended as a treatment for multiple myeloma, for which thalidomide is an accepted t...
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Lenalidomide , initially known as CC-5013 and marketed as Revlimid by Celgene, is a Derivative (chemistry) of thalidomide introduced in 2004.It was initially intended as a treatment for multiple myeloma, for which thalidomide is an accepted t...
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Yes, my husband was put on Revlimid and dex for maintenance...
" Yes, my husband was put on Revlimid and dex for maintenance and ...swelling of the legs. He is now doing well on Pomalyst and dex, but still has the swelling and neuropathy 4 years post transplant.... "

working as well, so I'm on Pomalyst. At 2 mg, it didn't...
" Sorry about the relapse. I did very well on Revlimid for 5 years off and on. Then it wasn't working as well, so I'm on Pomalyst. At 2 mg, it didn't ...On dex nights, I take 0.5 mg of Ativan the first... "

mean to imply that pomalyst “helped” my PN. But it doesn't...
" ...didn't mean to imply that pomalyst “helped” my PN. But it doesn't ...(sub-q or not, still doesn't help) or Revlimid (a problem for me for some reason) and my PN symptoms are lessening. A big... "

y he starts Revlimid. It has worked every time and no mo...
" ...Terri, My husband has been on and off Revlimid for over 8 years. ...He also gets a rash from Pomalyst (same drug family). His ...same day he starts Revlimid. It has worked every time and no... "

on our experience with the pomalidomide (CC-4047) phase II...
" ...a little bit less than Revlimid based on our experience with the pomalidomide (CC-4047) phase II trial ...and refractory myeloma patients. The remaining side effects closely mirror Revlimid -- fatigue,... "

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e currently using Pomalidomide. Patrick too was allowed it...
" ...husband Patrick are currently using Pomalidomide. Patrick too was allowed it ...a successful year on Bendamustine, which is not a new drug, without side effects, before it stopped being... "

as been put on Pomalidomide because Revlimid is no longer w...
" ...My mom has been put on Pomalidomide because Revlimid is no ...dexamethasone either so they will start only the Pomalidomide, is anyone else on ...86 years old and been on Revlimid since 2012. I am... "

treatments I have had so far Pomalidomide has been the best...
" I just finished up a 3rd phase clinical trial with Pomalidomide. I had relapsed off ...Pomalidomide. It worked for me for a year and a half. Of all the treatments I have had so far Pomalidomide has been... "

ss between Revlimid and Pomalyst, both of which failed me in...
" ...sort of maintenance drug to give me? It was a coin toss between Revlimid and Pomalyst, both of which failed me in pre-transplant drugs. I mentioned about T cell... "

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art on Pomalidomide today as my consultant finally conv...
" ...a new drug. I start on Pomalidomide today as my consultant finally convinced me that the Revlimid it was on was failing in it's job. So my coasting along... "

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