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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    11/29/2015 12:58:14 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Had DCIS - grade 0, lumpectomy and 1 week of brachytherapy. Suggested to take Tamoxifen for preventive reasons and strong family history of breast ca. Started with joint pain, chills, developed minor cataract after 1 year on medication (now advanced enough during second year to have extraction). Late in second year had DVT and taken off drug. The risk of the adverse affects were greater than init ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    10/26/2015 12:17:38 PM

    Reviewer: happy with drug26k, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I took Tamoxifen for 5 years, 5years ago and I had a good experience with this medication. I have degenerative osteo-arthritis. During the time I took the medication I did not experience any side effects at all and my arthritis even seemed better. I am 70 years old and had mammograms yearly with no cancer.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    9/19/2015 4:49:54 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was told i had a 3cm tumour in my right breast near the lymph nodes. After a lumpectomy it turned out to be grade 3 cancer which is fast growing and invasive. It had not spread and my centinel node was negative. I had 3 weeks of radiotherapy and have been in pain ever since. Had such a big seroma i was crying with the pain. Went back to see my surgeon and had another scan.I had more seromas by ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    7/31/2015 8:12:13 PM

    Reviewer: rls, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been taking tamoxifen and effexor for a little over a year, after lumpectomy, radiation and no chemo. I feel tired and lethargic all the time. No sex drive, brain fog,muscle aches, and severe constipation are the worst things because these were never a problem before tamox. The first 6 months my hair was falling out in chunks,but my onco said it wasn't the tam. The next time I got my p ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/18/2015 9:25:08 PM

    Reviewer: tammy, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed in 2011 with Lobular carcinoma.I took 40 mg of tamoxifen for a couple weeks but was decreased to 20 mg because of leg cramps and heavy feeling. I have continued the last almost four years on 20 mg with good results Id say. I have had to had surgery again in 2013 but it wasnt malignant. Yea Ive had the migranes,very rare now,hot flashes occasionally the only thing that has got more ... Show Full Comment

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