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

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Condition: Breast Cancer
1/9/2013 2:53:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was diagnosed back in 2008, had a lumpectomy and radiation. Began taking one cancer drug but after about 8 months found that the joint pain was so bad i could not even get up from the chair. I was switched to a second drug and after 4 month found that the headaches were so bad i was throwing up on almost a daily basis. Was then switched to Tamoxifen even though i was post menopausol. No side eff ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
12/20/2012 7:09:21 PM

Reviewer: shaggy420, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been taking this RX for about 2 years, and I have been having painss and aches. Which I was told have turned into arthritis. I have pain in my right elbow, right wrist, both knees- which I had to get injections for. I am so tired all the time and my appitite comes and goes. I just wish I could be happy with this medicine, but to be honest I have stopped taking it a few times due to the pain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
8/30/2012 4:16:15 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a mastectomy (L breast) and this is what my doctor put me on. I had 1 lip-node taken out and it was negative. I've been taking the med for 2 months and can say (at least for now) I've been satisfied. I do have hot flashes, joint pain and get tired terribly easy (dr says I'm severely anemic and I will be starting an Iron drip next month). If this is the only side effects I have an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
8/6/2012 6:34:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took Arimidex for a year and it was the worst year of my life.So many side affects and i felt terrable all the time. I went off of it after a year and made my doctor put me on Tamoxifen. I feel 100 percet better.

Condition: Breast Cancer
7/20/2012 8:26:37 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
can't stand the not sleeping, i take it in the morning with breakfast, yet come bedtime, i am wide awake. also, since i take it in the am, why do i get hot flashes at bedtime, after taking it like 12 hours later? Would like an answer to this question.

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