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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of anastrozole oral.

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Condition: Breast Cancer
3/29/2013 2:59:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started Anastrozole oral in 12/2011. No side effects for over a year and then in 11/2012 I began having aching wrist, arm and shoulder joints and muscles... it began slowly and now I experience almost constant aching during the daytime. It comes and goes with the changes in weather; possibly exacerbated by coastal barometric changes in winter. There was a noticeable decrease in symptoms when I v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/21/2013 2:09:09 PM

Reviewer: cc67, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Stage II, bilateral mastectomy, 3 lymph nodes involved, 4 cycles TC chemo. no radiation. Started this drug oct 2012. Developed a cough that lasted two months. Am experiencing some bone aches, hot flashes, sleeplessness. but i have had those effects before starting drug so can't say if completely related. I suspect they are since they have become more bothersome. However, now my liver ensymes h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/20/2013 8:03:28 PM

Reviewer: mfgj, 55-64 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:
leg pain- lots of it!

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/12/2013 12:23:05 AM

Reviewer: vandoula, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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severe shoulder pain. I need to go see my Dr.

Condition: Breast Cancer
1/28/2013 5:35:10 PM

Reviewer: sue2471, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My only problem is pain, sometimes severe, in my fingers and hands along with no longer being to open or close the hands fully. Trigger finger starting on both hands. Loss of strength and mobility in both hands.

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