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Suffering severely due to side effects of revilmid. What should be done?

my father was put on revilmid about 6 months ago and has ended up in hospital in a terrible state he is showing all the side effects that are mentioned, he his 71 years of and has a few different ailments multiple myloma, vascular dymentia and epilesy and on medication for all i was just wondering could give me some advice he was brought to hospital about 6 weeks ago at that stage he could still walk they treated him for chest infections and continues to suffer with this ,at this stage he cannot walk is doubley incontinent and sleeping at least 18 hours out of 24 he cannot feed himself hold his head up and now does not know us 98% of the time
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum. Your father was brought to the hospital with,multiple myeloma, Vascular dementia, and epilepsy.
He was brought to the hospital with chest infection 6 weeks ago , and he was walking at that time. But you also agree that your father was sick.
It appears that your father had previous diseases and present chest infection, made him debilitating, and slowly deteriorating. probably due to resistance of the organisms to the present treatment.
Of course i don't deny your openion of side effects of the fevilemed due to its spectrum of side effects.
what you have to think of now is what to do, but not why is it. Have an open talk with your doctor and decide what can be done at this stage.
Wishing for a good out come, and thanks for calling.
Answered: Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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