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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Votrient Oral.

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20 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
9/18/2013 5:41:38 AM

Reviewer: Azzie, 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:
I have been on Pazopanib since 05/11 after having Left kidney removed in 07/09. Due to side effects I came off it for 3 months 08-11/12 to give my body a rest. in this time my metastatic went from just my right lung also into left lung. So I went back to taking 800 mg a day. Both tumours are stable at present, I put up with the fatigue, diarhea, tingling fingers, sore mouth, & dryness. Pazop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
4/19/2013 9:32:25 PM

Reviewer: GD, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Had my right kidney removed 4/2011 and started sutent 2months later for almost a year and experienced negative side effects with no positive results. Changed to Afinitor and experienced no improvements but consistant swelling in the legs. Feb 2013 started Votrient at 800mg. Changed to 400mg after experiencing swelling of the tongue and throat and have had possible results so far. Looking for this ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
6/3/2012 5:47:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After having my left kidney removed in Oct 2010, spots in the lung were addressed. Started drug Jan 2012, reduced spots in lung by March but stopped reducing by end of May. White hair, lose of hair, lose of taste, diarrhea, high blood pressure, were all side effects that were tolerable. The black spots in the vision were not. Since no further reduction to spots in the lungs, a switch to "Eve ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
4/23/2012 12:51:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i think it has kept me alive

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
2/29/2012 12:05:43 AM

Reviewer: bb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Votrient over a year. It has worked quite well on the soft tissue tumors, keeping them stable or shrinking, but not as well on the bone mets. Diarrhea did not become a problem until after the first six months. Other than hair color change, no other side effects.

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