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Top 9 Search Results for "Calquence"

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Shrimp Affecting You

Shrimp Affecting You

Has anyone been affected by eating shrimp? Im on day 277 and had serious gastro and intestinal sickness after the meal on both Thanksgiving and Christmas. The only main thing wasshrimp. Just wondering

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I have not had any issues with any food

posted 17 days ago

Covid Vaccinations

Covid Vaccinations

Hi My Leukemia family. Has anyone on our team had a covid vaccine yet? I haven't got the nerve up to take it yet. I'm to afraid of the side effects. I'm afraid it would interfere with my treatment. It's been 13 years since my CML diagnosis. I've been doing very well so far. Stay Safe 😷 Everyone please stay safe 🙌

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Had 3 Moderna shots....all is well

posted about 2 months ago

Dr. Appointment Left Me With So Many Questions.

Dr. Appointment Left Me With So Many Questions.

I just had my first appointment after 6 weeks being on the chemo pill. The Dr. said my red blood cells are good but my white blood cells are still to high. She is keeping me on the treatment I am on because its only been 6 weeks. She did scare me by saying that if it does not improve she may have to put me on a stronger medication that has more side effects. I feel discouraged, is there something I can do along with the medication to help? I left not sure if I got good news or bad news… read more

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Melissa I’m also on Calquence and I’ve asked this very question of my Doctor and I don’t think there is much you can do other than follow the directions in taking the pill!

posted 9 months ago

Effectiveness Of Vaccine While On Alcalabrutinib. ?

Effectiveness Of Vaccine While On Alcalabrutinib. ?

I'm currently on Alcalabrutinib (Calquence) for CLL. All my bloodwork shows I'm in normal ranges for WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, as well as other indicators and am considered in remission for 6 months. I've had both Pfizer vaccine shots 60 days ago with no side effects or issues. After an antibodies test 4 weeks after my second shot, my specialist claims my efficacy is 'less than robust' against COVID 19. Test results were: Anti-SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein IgG Index: 0.02 S/CO std range: 0.00 -… read more

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

When I flew to TX end of July to see kids, my friend at the hospital acquired n95 masks for me so I double masked the whole day, in plane, in airport, say away from people as much as possible, used… read more

posted 3 months ago

Imbruvica

Imbruvica

I'm on medicare and AARP United Health care and RX plan but they don't cover very much of the cost. I have a grant but it will soon be gone. Any helpful suggestions for affording Imbruvica?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Call the manufacturer of the drug, a lot of the times they will give a year supply at no cost

posted about 1 year ago