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Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
6/24/2014 12:04:22 AM

Reviewer: James, 65-74 Male 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've been on monthly IV infusions of Zometa since diagnosis 18 months ago. No noticeable side effects except a bit of fatigue the first few months - perhaps due to starting other edications at the same time. No pain whatsoever and still able to exercise 4 km. / day on the treadmill! No complaints whatsoever about this medication.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
6/2/2014 11:44:31 AM

Reviewer: antizometa, 35-44 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 hate this medicine. I had 2 treatments with flu like symptoms both times for 4 days. That stunk but I got through it. Now I have lost all feeling in my fingertips and have pressed nerve pain in both arms. Cannot hold even small items. Spilling and dropping everything.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
5/23/2014 6:54:39 PM

Reviewer: DebbieWong , 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My father is in the emergency room due to this drug. He has no hand or arm function below his elbow. He can even feed himself. This drug is scary.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
5/16/2014 9:20:32 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had one treatment of Zometa infusion, and I have been sick for 6 days from it. It obviously is much more powerful than I was led to believe. I think the doctor should have given me more information before dispensing this.

Condition: Cancer that has Spread To the Bone From Solid Tumors
4/29/2014 3:08:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
First dose left me quite sick for 2 full days (i.e. horrible headache, vomiting, 11 bouts of diarrhea, achiness, and totally lethargic. I also lost 3 lbs. that I didn't want to loose. I tried it at 2 mg. on the second dose (instead of the usual 4 mg), and had only a very mild headache on the day after and one more day. A friend dealing with multiple myeloma said she had terrible side effect ... Show Full Comment

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