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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    1/13/2009 10:57:41 PM

    Reviewer: D-Mac, 45-54 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 have only been on Arimidex for three months. I am experiencing all of the side effects you have described. Trouble sleeping, aches in every joint and muscle, and pain when trying to be intimate with my husband. My oncologist took me off of this drug today. Thank You! I was cancer free for 11 years, and found a small lump in the affected breast that had been treated with lumpectomy and radia ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    12/8/2008 11:58:25 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed with carcinoma in situ in 2006 at the age of 42. I received a lumpectomy with a second resection due to cancer still on the margins. I also had a hysterectomy with ovary removal in 2006. I have found that I have memory loss, weight gain and severe pain in my joints. I worry that the Arimidex is doing permanent damage to my joints. It is comforting to hear that everyone is havi ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    12/2/2008 7:28:57 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had tried all the other medications that they give women that have had breast cancer and had side affects with all of the other medications. So far I have not had any problems with Arimidex.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    11/30/2008 3:43:07 PM

    Reviewer: DianeA, Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I've been on Arimidex for only 4 months and I've gone from feeling like a 53 year old to feeling like I'm 90. I have extremely painful joints. Joint pain seems to move around. For the past several weeks it is concentrating in my shoulders. I can't lift my arms, can't sleep--basically debilitating. I can't bend over or kneel. I'd really like to know what permanent ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    11/25/2008 6:17:42 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This is my 3rd year on Arimadex and per my Dr. all looks good but said he may keep me on it longer than 5 yrs. Don't understand why. Looking for recent articles on research. Have little to no pain, some hot flashes in the evenings. Am 58, 150 lbs., had a mastectomy & chemo in 2005. Sometimes take AdvilPM to sleep. Trouble remembering things at times & wonder if that's related. Don& ... Show Full Comment

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