Review: could Revlimid cause Gallbladder removal?
Summary: Gallbladder removal is found among people who take Revlimid, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 42,904 people who have side effects while taking Revlimid from FDA and social media. Among them, 48 have Gallbladder removal. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallbladder removal and more.
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Revlimid has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma. (latest outcomes from 42,996 Revlimid users)
On Jan, 30, 2015: 42,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Revlimid. Among them, 48 people (0.11%) have Gallbladder Removal.
Time on Revlimid when people have Gallbladder removal * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gallbladder removal||40.00%||60.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid * :
|Gallbladder removal||32.20%||67.80% |
Age of people who have Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid * :
|Gallbladder removal||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.13%||0.00%||97.87% |
Severity of Gallbladder removal when taking Revlimid ** :
How people recovered from Gallbladder removal ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 70.83%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (4 people, 8.33%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 4.17%)
- Prostate cancer (2 people, 4.17%)
- Lymphoma (2 people, 4.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aredia (27 people, 56.25%)
- Zometa (22 people, 45.83%)
- Lipitor (22 people, 45.83%)
- Aspirin (21 people, 43.75%)
- Nexium (21 people, 43.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Diagnosed May 2009 with Stage IV, IGg Kappa Multiple Myeloma. Presented with pneumonia, 2 rib fractures, anemia, elevated serum m-protein, over 100 bone lesions, 78% plasma cells in bone marrow. No organ involvement. Chromosomal mutations, deletions, and transposition. Evaluated as low risk. 52 X-Y. After Revlamid-Dexamethazone induction therapy, Underwent Autogus Stem Cell Transplant involving Cytoxian based mobilization, High Dose Melphlain Chemotherapy. Had good response and well tolerated. Residual disease evident by residual ledic lesions and plasma cell involvement at 5%. Then consolidation therapy in the form of VDT-Pace, off protocall, that resulted in complete profound remission. After which began maintenance therapy of revlimid, valcade, dex. Time to disease progression of 30 months. Refractory to RVD maintenance. Began 3 cycles VDT-Pace plus Melphalan. Thus contributing to current good partial remission of 3 months. Now under new maintenance of pomalyst, dex,
NOW, PET scan and follow-up colonscopy has confirmed a Second Primary Cancer discovered in the sigmoid colon as COLON CANCER. (super rare manifestation)
Currently, under the care of one of the top in the field of Multiple Myeloma. And had, until now considered myself rather educated on this condition..... Now, I am searching for others, i.e. patients, caregivers or professionals willing to shed light on this otherwise unknown journey of which I am about to embark. Any onsite or direction would be greatly appreciates.... I guess I am #140 of 55,600 studied MM patients!!
Thanks for your information and encouragement!!
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