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Condition: Breast Cancer
6/13/2013 9:02:45 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had a Stage 1 tumor. Only had to have lumpectomy, sentinel node, and 33 radiation treatments. I have been on Tamoxifen since March of 2011. Being of menopausal age, the night sweats I had previously became much worse. My oncologist recommended Effexor, which has helped with moods. However, I get up each morning achy, with pain in my knees and legs,sometimes my hands. Physically, I feel worse tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
6/7/2013 6:21:14 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Started taking it 2 months after my bi lateral masectomy and 13 lymph nodes removal...Starting voimitng or feeling like I had to every morning...Once i vomit I felt immediately better..I could of handle that...It was the severe depression that made me go off the drug..Hard to function on a daily routine....My Va jj felt like a raisin..forget about feeling sexy or even the desire was difficult to f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
5/24/2013 9:24:09 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After being diagnosed with stage one ductal carcinoma of the breast last June, I proceeded to radiation therapy The lesion was small 6mm, and no lymph node involvement. They put me on a total Estrogen blocker, which I could not tolerate. Then in Dec.2012 I was put on Tamoxifen. I was totally miserable and wiped out. Prior to treatment I had been positive and so grateful my cancer had been cau ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
4/1/2013 2:24:24 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've had some hot flashes,however it's the irregular periods, which are very heavy, which are caused by a thick lining forming on my uterus, which is giving me a hard time. I have also experienced some blood clotting.

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/6/2013 10:42:49 PM

Reviewer: linda lou , 45-54 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
6 months of this drug gave me severe depression. I had to get off drug because of the negative depresssion. See DR in 3 wks; it did not agree with me.

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