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    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
    8/23/2016 6:17:06 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had to stop this drug after 5-6 weeks. Awful hands joints pain and I couldn't use my fingers at times. One elbow hurts. Hot flashes. The worst is the bladder issues. I have been on 3 different antibiotics with no relief. I feel like I have a bladder infection but I don't. I read where the bladder needs estrogen to stay healthy so now I think I have interstitial cystitis and need to ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
    8/15/2016 4:11:32 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I took anastrazole first and symptoms were almost non existent until about the 9th month - then severe muscle aches and pains. Went off of this for 1 month. Oncologist prescribed exemestane. I took it for 2 weeks and pain was unbearable. I stopped taking this also. It has been several weeks and my wrists still hurt. Doctor ordered full body nuclear bone scan. Thankful to God it did not show bone ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
    11/14/2015 5:11:47 PM

    Reviewer: Tango2777, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I've been on this drug fir two months. The only side effect I have noticed is hot flashes. Some days they are horrible, followed by sweat dripping, I could take showers all say long. Other days, not so bad. There is really no pattern. I'm trying to stay active with a lot of walking. I have aches & pains, but I did before. Normal, for 68 yrs old. I keep watching my hair, I have thin hai ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
    11/1/2015 1:15:11 PM

    Reviewer: jmhudson3comcast.net, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I get extremely tired very quickly. Have joint pain

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
    8/11/2015 12:38:51 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    On tamoxifen 2 years and started this at year 3. Took it for one year and developed joint and muscle pain, fatigue, trouble sleeping and loss of sex drive. It really hampered an active lifestyle I enjoy. Went off for 6 weeks ( doctors suggestion) and am happy to say I have improved immensely. Switching back to tamoxifen as for my final year of treatment!

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