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Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
3/25/2009 3:03:47 PM

Reviewer: Forgetful, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had lumpectomy with chemo and radiation 6 years ago. Took Tamoxifen for 2 years, and Aromasin for the past 4 years. Have experienced stiff joints, weak wrists, hand swelling, lethargy, depression, vision blurryness and most troubling--memory loss and general "brain fog". It has affected my ability to do my job, and my family quit expecting me to remember anything a long time ago! I& ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
3/25/2009 12:22:17 PM

Reviewer: nancymcd, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After reading the posts, I guess I'm lucky. Switched from Tamoxifen to Aromasin six months ago. Some depression, some sore ankles but MUCH better than tamoxifen. The only downside is the weight thing... oh yeah and the blood pressure spikes.

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
3/11/2009 8:31:44 PM

Reviewer: Merlene, 65-74 Female 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 started taking aromasin in June 2008 for stage one breast cancer in the second breast. For the first 4 months the side effects were minimal. However I am now in the 10th month and have joint pain, weak wrist, depression, lethargic, no energy not even to do my exercise that I have always enjoyed. The biggest problem for me though is my blood pressure has gone up and I can't seem to get it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
2/8/2009 11:26:39 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started on Arimidex and couldn't tolerate the extreme joint pain, daily diarrhea, headaches, loss of smell and taste and constant fatigue. Doc changed me to Aromasin, which seemed more tolerable, but after six weeks I had joint pain, fatigue, weight gain and then exploded in a horrible lumpy, itchy rash of a drug reaction. It will take three weeks to flush that out of my system and I don&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer After Adjuvant Tamoxifen
11/25/2008 1:25:09 PM

Reviewer: Sunny2, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been on this medication about 6 months and I hate it. My joints ache constantly and I'm having a hard time sleeping. It is also very expensive. My Dr. wants me to get exercise most days and maintain my weight which I am trying to do. I will keep taking it because I don't want to lose my cancer battle but the side effects are very hard.

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