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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Aredia intravenous.

Overall User Ratings

9 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 5
Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
12/22/2010 9:04:52 AM

Reviewer: DebraD, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have taken this drug approximately every 4 weeks since being dxd with bone mets 4 years ago. I usually get mild, flu-like sxs for a few days after, but it is well worth taking if it protects my bones!

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
7/26/2010 3:48:50 AM

Reviewer: DLP3169, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
THE ONLY PROBLEM I HAVE HAD IS THAT FOLLOWING DENTAL WORK I WAS DX WITH ONJ

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
6/29/2010 6:02:26 PM

Reviewer: gldngirl31, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've only had this treatment twice now, but both times I've experienced pretty much all of the side effects listed, along with inflammation/pain/infection to the I.V. site. My doctor put me on Cipro to combat that and it worked. My doctor will be giving me Benadryl before my giving me the Aredia next time to see if that rids the infection from happening. Overall, it's something I ca ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
7/30/2009 10:43:51 AM

Reviewer: aredia, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Breast Cancer that has Spread to the Bones
6/26/2009 6:47:05 AM

Reviewer: pam_jussila@yahoo.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
SIDE EFFECTS WERE: FEVER TO 101 X 2 DAYS, NAUSEA & VOMITING, RIGORS, CHILLS, PARESTHESIAS, MALAISE X 2 MORE DAYS.

1-5 of 5

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