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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    8/30/2012 9:31:29 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I had stage 1 cancer in right breast, treated with lumpectomy, sentinal node biopsy, and radiation. Very low risk of recurrence. I had taken this drug for 4 months, and had finished my radiation, when I noticed pain and stiffness developing in my hands and elbows. I also have pain and stiffness in my leg joints which makes me walk like a drunk pirate when I first stand. I have trouble holding onto ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    7/24/2012 5:00:15 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female 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've been taking the drug since Nov. 2011. I was diagnosed with first stage breast cancer in both breasts between last week of Aug. and first week in Sept. of 2011. I was told that the left breast definitely had to be taken, but on the right I had an option, either a mastectomy or a lumpectomy. I decided on a bilateral mastectomy with no reconstruction. The biopsy showed all the cancer gon ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/14/2012 4:02:02 PM

    Reviewer: on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have severelly decreased appetite with this drug. I am insulin dependent. I use a pump. With pump basal and bolus rates. Decreased both since decreased appetite. BUT--did not decrease my basal rate enough at night since not eating between 8P and 6A. THEREFORE--SEVERE HYPOGLYCEMIA twice. COULD HAVE DIED HAD HUSBAND NOT CAUGHT IT. CLEARLY A DRUG INTERRACTION. NO WARNING OF T ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/6/2012 8:24:14 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I experienced severe hot flashes, weight gain and hair loss. My oncologist said to take it anyway since it is the best drug for me. However, the hot flashes and weight gain are awful and I am now a borderline diabetic.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/6/2012 10:01:41 AM

    Reviewer: Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    This medication caused me to have heart problems, It raises blood pressure and causes chest pain (heart attack)

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