Abnormal globurin result
Posted 12 October 2015 - 06:48 PM
My name is Victor. I was diagnosed with CML about 10 weeks now and have been on Spyrcel 100 mg/daily. Since then my blood lab results have been OK except that since 2 weeks ago, my total protein test has been abnormal. Ten days ago it was 8.5 and today 8.8 (normal range 5.9-8.1). The problem seems to be with the globurin which is now 3.9. All these tests have always been normal until now. I am worried, and was wondering if anyone has encountered this situation before.
Posted 13 October 2015 - 01:43 PM
The Sprycel dosing instructions pamphlet says "Decreases in total protein, albumin, and globulins were observed." (Could not find the exact page):
Overall such disruptions to normal levels of blood markers are usually temporary and not a concern. But you should have your doc keep an eye on this for any potential kidney issues, even though unlikely.
Posted 13 October 2015 - 03:34 PM
Thank you very much for your information. It's a great relieve. Your blog has been a great source of encouragement to me since dx.Many thanks.
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