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Top 10 Search Results for "Sprycel"

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Sprycel

Sprycel

I would like to know if anyone with CML has had trouble with their eyes. I am on sprycel. Before I was n gleevac.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Yes three months after my annual eye exam, which was fine with no change in prescription that I’ve had for 15 years, I noticed blurring. Made An appt for fundoscopy. It’s showed after 3 months on Spryread more

posted about 2 months ago

CML

CML

Has anyone taken tasigna? If so what side effects are you having or had and do they ever ease up or disappear. I start this pill next week and I'm scared. I was diagnosed in July 19 with CML and was on sprycel but had so much fluid retention got lots of fluid in my lungs so my doctor took me off of it. I was lucky though in a short time with sprycel my numbers went down to undetected and that was the only side effect. But man what a bad side effect. Feels like your drowning. Any help is… read more

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Looked at my journal when I took tasigna. Had stomachs, chest, back pain. But don't be afraid of it . This medicine may help you
Everyone is different. Give it a try. You have nothing to lose.

posted 5 months ago

Does Oral Chemo For Cm L Cause Tingling Of Anyone Else's Hands?

Does Oral Chemo For Cm L Cause Tingling Of Anyone Else's Hands?

I have been on Sprycel 100mg every day for 6 months after a Gleevec failure. I have noticed lately that anytime my hands/arms/legs/feet are sedentary, even for the smallest amount of time, it feels like they fall asleep and start tingling. Is there anyone else that experiences this? What is it? Side effect of the chemo? I thought perhaps nerve damage but I take nerve pain medication and it still happens.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

My husband has been having the same problem. He thought it was just because of working more than he should. Thanks for the insight.

posted about 2 months ago

Anyone Else Use The VA For Treatment?

Anyone Else Use The VA For Treatment?

The VA hosp has run out of Gleevec,.... so my Dr didn't refill my rx! He said it won't effect my long term prognosis! Has anyone else missed a week or so of pills?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I started showing side effects with Bosutinib when VA Doctor told me to double dose to 2 100mg tablets a day June of 2020. I previously had taken Sprycel when I was first diagnosed 4 years ago. In… read more

posted 5 months ago

CML On Tasinga

CML On Tasinga

Hi Does anyone one have extreme muscle soreness while taking Tasinga. I have CML and I am on Tasinga been on it since Dec 14 2018... However my Biceps and Shoulders hurt me on a daily bases. I am afraid I am going to loose strength in my arms if I am not careful.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

On Tasigna 4 months pains in pelvis and lower back.palpations Shortness of breath

posted 11 months ago

Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

Has Anyone Else Gone Into Remission With CML?

I was told it's incurable and now they're saying since the leukemia hasn't been showing in my blood tests for two years that they can take me off chemo pill (sprycel) and just check me to see if it comes back. Anyone else do this and what happened? I'm truly scared to go off. Help anyone?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I know exactly how you feel Charlotte, I will go over my options again next
visit to my hematologist. Thank you for your input.

posted 11 months ago

Acid Reflux

Acid Reflux

Anyone experience acid reflux while taking leukemia meds? Dr said I cannot take any of the meds available to treat it because they decrease the acid needed to absorb the leukemia drug. anyone have any treatment that helps?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I have terrible GERD. Take 40mg of Pepsid daily must take 2 hours before chemo

posted 11 months ago

I Have CML And Take Sprycel. Is It Safe To Take The Covid Vaccine? What Did Your Doctor Recommend?

I Have CML And Take Sprycel. Is It Safe To Take The Covid Vaccine? What Did Your Doctor Recommend?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

My specialist said to take the vaccine. I have not as yet bothered simply because they keep running out of it and scheduling is crazy. I don't feel I need to be in a hurry so I am waiting until it… read more

posted 11 months ago

Anyone Been Diagnosed With CMML (Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia)?

Anyone Been Diagnosed With CMML (Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia)?

I would like to know what symptoms you are experiencing and what, if any, treatment you are undergoing.

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

I was diagnosed with CMML-0 in Feb of 2017. I continue to be on "Watch and Wait." In fact, I saw my hema/onco doctor last week and he had an assistant Dr with him. The assistant Dr told me that… read more

posted 8 months ago

Sprycel

Sprycel

Is there a possibility that Sprycel affects the middle ear and cause vertigo?

A MyLeukemiaTeam Member said:

Huwer, what is going on with your teeth? I have poor teeth to begin with, I don't need for the Sprycel to make them worse. God bless you.

posted almost 2 years ago