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Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
6/19/2008 7:11:16 AM

Reviewer: karen, 45-54 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:
started 7 months ago - aches and pains all over and dry vagina - now have shoulder problems - want to try and stop taking it for a while and see if any change - if so, will need to decide quality of life against staying on it for another 4 years and suffering continual pain - wan't to play golf - which I miss so much

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
4/8/2008 2:05:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The only obvious effect of the drug that I have experienced is vaginal dryness and lack of libido. I have aches and pains, but cannot attribute it to the Femera. At nearly 60 I still work and exercise, that may help reduce the effect. I have taken it for almost 2 years now and experienced no dramatic effects. If it keeps me cancer free I will give it kudos for effectiveness. I initially had a lump ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
3/31/2008 4:41:58 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have experienced severe bone and muscle pain to the point that I find it difficult to walk up and down stairs. Vaginal dryness and itching, some discharge, hands hurt and feel numb sometimes. I am 57 years old and feel like a hundred. I normally work-out, treadmill and weight training. I do feel better when I work out and take a few NSAIDs but I don't want to take those everyday for the n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
3/24/2008 4:34:40 PM

Reviewer: Cat, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have arthritis, bone pain, joint pain,hot flashes, night sweats, can't sleep,blurred vision, inflamed eyes, never feel good, always tried, I worry I will end up in wheel chair, This has be be one of the worst drugs I've ever taken, to stop cancer they kill the rest of you, what kind of life do I really have? And still this cancer can come still come back, what the Hell, maybe better off ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Postmenopausal Early Breast Cancer
3/24/2008 3:49:05 PM

Reviewer: pat, 65-74 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:
I hate this drug, I feel worst on this then I did when I went thur Chemo

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