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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Arimidex Oral.

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Condition: Breast Cancer
7/16/2013 11:04:02 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken the drug arimidex (now the generic version anastrazole) and have experienced many adverse side effects. The most problematic is lack of sleep and some weight gain (particularly in my gut area). This is despite exercising more than I have ever done. There is also stiffness, some pain and the general feeling of being unwell. Sometimes it is hard to get around as my joints seem unpredict ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
6/25/2013 7:38:35 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had no side effects. My blood pressure has lowered to normal numbers. Colestrol is in the normal range. I do have night sweats. But they are only about 1 a night.

Condition: Breast Cancer
6/6/2013 1:07:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this med for a year. Can not tolerate it . I want to stop taking it.

Condition: Breast Cancer
1/24/2013 5:16:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Stage 2 and one lymph node removed in 12/2012. Chemo & rad then Tamoxifin. On generic since 7/2012. Hot flashes, thinning hair, depression, ringing in one ear -has anyone experienced this? Overall ok but will it ever improve? Time will tell.

Condition: Breast Cancer
1/14/2013 12:17:40 PM

Reviewer: Just another patient, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Although I was so afraid to start this because of all of the reported side effects, I am glad to report that I have had basically no problems with SEs. When I mentioned to my doctor that everyone online reported terrible side effects, he pointed out to me that usually the people that are doing ok rarely do the surveys and that is why it seems that the majority of the reviews are negative. I have ... Show Full Comment

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