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    Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
    11/30/2015 4:37:59 AM

    Reviewer: Suz54, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Except for hip pain and sore throat, other side effects are manageable. How do I manage those side effects?

    Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
    4/25/2014 7:42:54 AM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Numbness of the lower lip, chin, and gums.

    Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
    3/17/2014 10:10:08 PM

    Reviewer: SickOfDrs, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I am experiencing ONJ. Pain in my jaw continues to worsen & spread (lower jaw, left side). I have been on this drug 7 months. Gums are swollen & painful. I don't believe all blood levels are being monitored as should be done. I will monitor from now on. I do have mild headaches almost daily. Please read all you can & watch out for yourself.

    Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
    1/19/2014 1:05:41 PM

    Reviewer: IDlala, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had my first shot early Oct & felt better 15 minutes after the shot. Improved every day for 2 months. Moved to a new area and they put me on Zometa. I had a bad reaction to it so now am back on xgeva. Just had my 3rd xgeva shot 4 days ago and started to feel better within 15 minutes again. I've had very little side effects. I take it with Tamoxifen for breast cancer that has spread to t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
    1/4/2014 12:35:10 PM

    Reviewer: bobrob, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    to costly but it works

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