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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Several: Low blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy (numbness and/or tinging) of the fingers and/or toes, nausea, diarrhea and low blood counts are the most com ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ginsberg
36 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Myeloma/lymphoma: Bortezomib (velcade) is used to treat multiple myeloma and certain types of lymphoma.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Expensive : A single vial (3.5 mg) of velcade (bortezomib) costs around $1, 500.00. Each cycle of treatment (3 weeks duration) will use about 3-4 vials depending ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Ask your docotor!: I am sure there are other medicines that can be used in its place. Depending on what type of cancer you have there are back up options of other drugs ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Neuropathy, etc.: Velcade (bortezomib) or Bortezomib frequently causes a sensory neuropathy with tingling, numbness, pain or a combination in the feet and hands. Thromb ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sumit Gaur
25 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Quite a few: 1. Velcade (bortezomib) can affect nerves. It mainly manifests as numbness an pain in hands and feet. Risk increased with prolonged use and when using ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
29 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Can be transient: Velcade (bortezomib) can cause peripheral neuropathy. If it causes painful neuropathy or interferes with activity the dose is often decreased. Most ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romeo Mandanas
37 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
Absolutely: Velcade (bortezomib) is available in the us for treatment of multiple myeloma and mantle cell non-hodgkin lymphoma. It can now be given either intrave ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience in Medical Oncology
They can!: Velcade is also called bortezomib. It is a drug used to treat multiple myeloma and mantle cell lymphoma. Previous treatment for prostate cancer does n ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Minimal: It us a fairly well tolerated drug. Its main side effect is neuropathy which can menifest as tingling, numbness of the toes and fingers and lead to we ... Read More
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