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Condition: Breast Cancer
10/20/2008 3:35:35 AM

Reviewer: Linda, 65-74 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:
Ladies, I feel so much better after reading your posts. I've been on Arimidex for 2 1/2 yrs. Experienced same aches & pains, but unable to sleep has been awful. But better than having cancer. Just this last month I have been dizzy, off balance, and now vertigo. Just knowing I'm not the only one makes it easier to cope with. I didn't know what a trigger finger was (never heard of it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
10/16/2008 5:08:32 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried Arimidex after trying Femara and Aromasin. With all three of these I experienced severe, debilitating headaches, confusion and some major depression. I was unable to function and had to make the decision to stop taking anything. This was after my 5-year stint with Tamoxifen from which I had few if any side effects. Since my cancer was stage 3, I am quite anxious about not taking anything a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
10/15/2008 1:31:53 PM

Reviewer: bbf54, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a breast cancer survivor 2 years and I've been on Arimidex. I've gained weight, had horrible pain in my joints, especially my legs, hair thinning, horrible sweats(My oncolgist put me on Neurontin 2x daily which helped alot) and most recently vaginal bleeding. Which I thought was my period back again. (I haven't had it in 3 years). I've also had vaginal dryness and my gyn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
10/12/2008 3:37:50 PM

Reviewer: SandiP, 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: 3

Comment:
As of today I have been on this medication for 4 years, with one more year to go. I do have bone pain, and it can be a bother when trying to sleep, but Tylenol usually helps.

Condition: Breast Cancer
10/1/2008 2:15:30 PM

Reviewer: 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:
I seem to be having good results with Aimidex and no noticeable side effects except over the months my hair is thinning to the degrees it is obvious. I was not on chemotherapy so that can not be the reason.

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