Doxil side effects

This is what Doxil does to my hands. They recover some during my time off. Sometimes there’s bleeding, and it usually hurts (but just when I bend my fingers). Someone recommended that I try New Skin Liquid Bandage, which I have. I must say, it’s smelly! Plus, when I paint it on, it stings. In …

Velcade & Doxil Update

I’ve been on Velcade & Doxil since January now, so it’s time for another update. There have been a few cycles during which I missed a dose because of a rash, shingles and a trip to Mayo. I’ve tolerated Velcade & Doxil quite well, with the exception of the skin problems. I also have a …

Doxil for Myeloma Treatment

This is what Doxil looks like. Doesn’t it look like it would be good over crushed ice with a little umbrella in the glass? That’s not me talking, BTW. Doxil is adminsitered by IV. In this regimen, I have it once every four weeks. Velcade is given by IV push twice a week.

Velcade and Doxil Side Effects

Here’s some advice I got about Velcade/Doxil from one of the researchers involved in early trials. I thought I’d pass it on. With the Velcade and Doxil, have they started you on oral Vit B6? When we used to run the Phase I study of that combination, we have recommended pyridoxine (Vit B6) 200 mg …

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