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We found 862 discussions
iple-myeloma-survivor-don-wright-completes-84th-marathon/...
" ...in 2003. He is on Pomalyst.... "

thoughts on switching from R to Pomalyst? @nstewart, I was...
" ...qualify for clinical trials for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma? Any thoughts on switching from R to Pomalyst? @nstewart, I was on VD for 1 cycle but do not know how... "

multiple myeloma. Prescribed pomalyst. Will drop in blood...
" Have multiple myeloma. Prescribed pomalyst. Will drop in blood levels? I have multiple myeloma and was prescribed pomalyst(celgene) 4mg with dex. I m 5 5 weigh 95 lbs. and am 75 yrs old. What are... "

(calf and side of leg) at night since I've been on Pomalyst...
" ...For Multiple Myloma I am having severe leg cramps (calf and side of leg) at night since I've been on Pomalyst 4mg. Is... "

My wife is on 3mg Pomalyst for 21 days and 12mg Dex weekly...
" ...wife is on 3mg Pomalyst for 21 days and ...during that time. She has been losing a lot of hair. Can anythi... "

so the doc has increased it to 4 mg. I had extreme fatigue...
" Pomalyst dosage I have been on 2mg pom for 3 cycles and my numbers are getting worse so the doc has increased it to 4 mg. I had extreme fatigue with 2mg. Has anyone... "

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www.myeloma.org.uk
pain next week and now in my second cycle of Pomalidomide...
" ...you. How is your treatment going. Would be interested to hear. I am having radiotherapy on my back pain next week and now in my second cycle of Pomalidomide. Good luck Sylvia. Gaye... "

- 1.1. The only side effect he really notices is leg cramps...
" ...has been taking Pomalyst 2 mg for about six months - 21 days on, 7 off. No dex. His M-spike is hovering around 1.0 - 1.1. The only side effect he really notices is leg cramps at night; he... "

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www.myeloma.org.uk
at diagnosis. I'm starting on Pomalidomide next week. Love...
" ...light chains stabilised? I had BMB today,(very painful :-() as mine have ...was at at diagnosis. I'm starting on Pomalidomide next week. Love Helen November... "

found that the pomalidomide has made my feet more tingly...
" ...that will work and not be too difficult. I have found that the pomalidomide has made my feet more tingly -- not bad but they had hoped that pom wouldn't have PN... "

Patient concerns with Pomalyst

We found 862 discussions
iple-myeloma-survivor-don-wright-completes-84th-marathon/...
" ...in 2003. He is on Pomalyst.... "

thoughts on switching from R to Pomalyst? @nstewart, I was...
" ...qualify for clinical trials for relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma? Any thoughts on switching from R to Pomalyst? @nstewart, I was on VD for 1 cycle but do not know how... "

multiple myeloma. Prescribed pomalyst. Will drop in blood...
" Have multiple myeloma. Prescribed pomalyst. Will drop in blood levels? I have multiple myeloma and was prescribed pomalyst(celgene) 4mg with dex. I m 5 5 weigh 95 lbs. and am 75 yrs old. What are... "

(calf and side of leg) at night since I've been on Pomalyst...
" ...For Multiple Myloma I am having severe leg cramps (calf and side of leg) at night since I've been on Pomalyst 4mg. Is... "

My wife is on 3mg Pomalyst for 21 days and 12mg Dex weekly...
" ...wife is on 3mg Pomalyst for 21 days and ...during that time. She has been losing a lot of hair. Can anythi... "

so the doc has increased it to 4 mg. I had extreme fatigue...
" Pomalyst dosage I have been on 2mg pom for 3 cycles and my numbers are getting worse so the doc has increased it to 4 mg. I had extreme fatigue with 2mg. Has anyone... "

Post from
www.myeloma.org.uk
pain next week and now in my second cycle of Pomalidomide...
" ...you. How is your treatment going. Would be interested to hear. I am having radiotherapy on my back pain next week and now in my second cycle of Pomalidomide. Good luck Sylvia. Gaye... "

- 1.1. The only side effect he really notices is leg cramps...
" ...has been taking Pomalyst 2 mg for about six months - 21 days on, 7 off. No dex. His M-spike is hovering around 1.0 - 1.1. The only side effect he really notices is leg cramps at night; he... "

Post from
www.myeloma.org.uk
at diagnosis. I'm starting on Pomalidomide next week. Love...
" ...light chains stabilised? I had BMB today,(very painful :-() as mine have ...was at at diagnosis. I'm starting on Pomalidomide next week. Love Helen November... "

found that the pomalidomide has made my feet more tingly...
" ...that will work and not be too difficult. I have found that the pomalidomide has made my feet more tingly -- not bad but they had hoped that pom wouldn't have PN... "

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