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Condition: Other
8/26/2014 6:02:22 PM

Reviewer: redheads1, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Took 5 doses and experienced swollen feet and hands and abdominal bloating with weight gain. I discontinued and wasted $80 for a 3 month supply--should have researched on my own before allowing the DR to order for me.

Condition: Other
8/18/2014 3:58:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
At 44 I had surgical menopause after chemo and total hysterectomy for advanced ovarian cancer. I am on daily oral Estrogen (Premarin 0.625) and was also using vaginal Premarin cream (useless) and Replens for vaginal dryness. I also use 1/12th of male dose topical Testim 1% to supplement testosterone and increase libido. I am sexually active; despite ovarian cancer recurrence and being BRCA1+, I wo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/17/2014 11:01:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
The first 2 months on Vagifem I noticed no side effects and it was working great for me. After 3 months I started feeling constantly bloated with frequent headaches and then breast tenderness. I stopped taking this 10 days ago, still waiting for symptoms to go away. I will not use this again.

Condition: Other
6/9/2014 4:46:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
took this medication for few days suffered swollen legs, ankles, feet and red rash which travelled half way up my entire legs, also experienced an extremely painful face on one side, stopped this drug immediately

Condition: Other
3/31/2014 11:59:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My Dr told me that there were NO side effects from this drug. After only 3 doses, I had excruciating abdominal pain/bloating, severe headache and dizziness. I should have researched the side effects before purchasing ($90)! Another side effect is hair loss, which i told her i was experiencing and want my thyroid levels checked. The physicians don't care...all about the money for them. A few ye ... Show Full Comment

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