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

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Condition: Breast Cancer
7/16/2013 6:27:18 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: 5

Comment:
I have been on this medication for over 1 year now, and so far...so good. No discernable side effects. Continued good checkups / mammograms, etc.

Condition: Breast Cancer
7/14/2013 6:06:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Since I started taking this medication, I started noticing rashes occurring on my body. First around the waist area and under my breasts, now they are occurring above my waist on the side of my body and up. It is very itchy. I have tried using anti-itch creams, powders, but the only thing that seems to help somewhat is Gold Bond maximum relief anti-itch cream, and I have to apply it a few time ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
7/9/2013 9:44:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
just checked the side effects of this drug and realize the "hot flashes" I have been having can come from this drug and suspect the coughing is a result of this and the pain in the right shoulder can also be caused by this ...will check with my oncologist at next visit....stage 4 breast cancer surgery, chemo and radiation...mybe some of the neuropathy I am having in fingers and toes that ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/17/2013 10:47:49 AM

Reviewer: bzgp, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since starting on this medication, I have developed extremely erratic blood pressure which has not been controlled by blood pressure medication.

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

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