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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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Revlimid 3,412
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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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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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husband was on Revlimid and it caused severe anemia. Needed...
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Yes, my husband was put on Revlimid and dex for maintenance...
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" 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.... "

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working as well, so I'm on Pomalyst. At 2 mg, it didn't...
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" 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... "

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mean to imply that pomalyst “helped” my PN. But it doesn't...
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" ...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... "

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y he starts Revlimid. It has worked every time and no mo...
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" ...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... "

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on our experience with the pomalidomide (CC-4047) phase II...
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" ...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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Like you, I'm off of the Pomalyst right now and everything...
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" ...same problems. Like you, I'm off of the Pomalyst right now and everything got ...it worth it? I thought Pomalyst would be the answer also, no problems with the Revlimid. Thanks for your post and... "

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anyone been successful with Revlimid and Velcade...does...
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" ...5mg Diazepam to stop the shakes/tremors...Pomalyst gives makes me sweats, nights, daytime I go ...tee shirts or towels...has anyone been successful with Revlimid and Velcade...does that work better?... "

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e currently using Pomalidomide. Patrick too was allowed it...
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" ...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... "

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as been put on Pomalidomide because Revlimid is no longer w...
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" ...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... "

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