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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
7/8/2013 10:08:14 AM

Reviewer: gp, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My grandfather is own this medication and it seems to be keeping the cancer at bay however the side effects are sometimes aweful. He never knows if he is going to wake up with diarrhea or not. He had the hoarseness for a while but it has gotten better. Now he is experiencing coughing a lot. Cough meds only seem to aggravate it. He stays sore all the time because he coughs so hard it rocks his ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
7/1/2013 5:29:22 AM

Reviewer: silverfox627 , 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Apparently this drug is doing wonders for the RCC I have. However, I lost 60 lbs and didn't realize it was due to this drug. I now have severe edema in my legs and feet, something that 2 doctors can't seem to fix. I wear compression stockings every waking moment and they seem to help with the pain, but that's not a cure, just a bandaide. I take 80 mgs daily of furosemide (a diuretic) a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
3/29/2013 11:14:43 AM

Reviewer: Seanfonta, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this for 3 weeks. Because it is a small pill it is easier to take. I developed soreness in mouth and cannot hot or spicy food. The skin of the feet is peeling and cracking. Developed hoarseness of voice. Feeling extremely tired. Previously I was on votrin for 3 months which shrunk the tumor somewhat. Because I developed one new spot I was started on Inlyta. I developed high blood ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
8/29/2012 2:09:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on drug for 8 weeks, first scan came back w/ "stable disease" status. no new growths. Dr now wants to increase my dose to 7mg twice daily. Lots of side effects for me. Most all are countered by another drug: increase blood pressure: changed HBP drugs, thyroid problems: increased synthroid, Diarrhea: now take lomotil, Fatigue: still a problem, Muscle and joint pain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
8/23/2012 1:12:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I really don't know yet about effectiveness b/c I've only been on it about 5 weeks. Main side effect so far is moderately severe hoarseness.

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