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Does Anyone Else Have Side Effects From Amicar?

Does Anyone Else Have Side Effects From Amicar?

I have been on Amicar most of my life and dealt with the side effects, but they seem to be affecting me more lately. I've had nausea and vomiting, and i get really dizzy and ligt headed to the point of fainting. The worst though is along with that, I get super overheated. Does anyone else have these side effects? It's gotten so bad I have even considered trying to switch to Lysteda in hopes it won't have the same effects. Anyone have experiences with switching?

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I've had similar side effects (nausea, dizziness) with Amicar, which I've used after invasive dental procedures (extractions, other oral surgery). It… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Being Given Advate After A Procedure And You Have Von Willebrand's Type 2b

Being Given Advate After A Procedure And You Have Von Willebrand's Type 2b

My son, like myself, has von Willebrand's type 2b. He is having his wisdom teeth removed and is going to take Amicar and Vonvendi. Weird thing is advate is also on the list. Anyone else with vW been given this? It is usually given to hemophiliacs

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

I've been given DDAVP

posted over 1 year ago

For Mild Hemophilia- Females- How Do You Know When To Treat, What Symptoms Do You Experience That You Relate To A Bleed?

For Mild Hemophilia- Females- How Do You Know When To Treat, What Symptoms Do You Experience That You Relate To A Bleed?

As a newly diagnosed female (former symptomatic carrier without treatment) I am trying to understand what others are experiencing and what advice they are getting. I want to have some background info to bring to my local hematologist and my HTC. Since my diagnosis I have heard some people say treat for pain even without swelling or heat, others say that there has to be visible signs of a… read more

A MyHemophiliaTeam Member said:

Interesting since I had a total hysterectomy to resolve nonstop menstrual bleeding and now my last factor level was like 120....... I think that is why… read more

posted about 2 years ago