Much to our delight, they conferred with Dr. Safah who told him to stop the Thalidomide. (As well as the Coumadin) Dom was scheduled to go off of the "poison" in July, which will be his 2 year post transplant anniversary.....aka his Second Birthday. (I'm dreading going through his "terrible twos" LOL )
His numbers continue to increase, too. Thus, she felt no trepidation about stopping the Thalidomide. Hurrah for The Dominic!
So now, we're just looking at his monthly infusion of Zometa! ZOMETA INFO
"Most multiple myeloma patients develop bone disease, which can cause bone fractures that are extremely painful and debilitating. The current gold standard for treating myeloma bone disease is bisphosphonates, a class of drugs that slow the breakdown of bone, thereby reducing the number of fractures."
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