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Condition: Breast Cancer
8/23/2008 1:26:11 AM

Reviewer: DAISYDAK, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
1YEAR DOWN, 4 TO GO. I ACHE CONSTANTLY, WOULD CRY BUT IT WOULDN'T REALLY HELP. AM 55 BUT FEEL 80, IF THIS HELPS PREVENT A REOCCURRENCE GREAT BUT THE SIDE EFFECTS ARE ALMOST AS BRUTAL AS THE CHEMO AND RADIATION. WEIGHT GAIN, THIN HAIR, MILD DEPRESSION, FUZZY MEMORY AND THE "JOYS" OF WHAT WE GO THROUGH. I TRY TO REMEMBER TO KEEP LAUGHING, IT HAS BEEN THE ONLY REAL AID TO COPE WITH TH ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
8/15/2008 3:55:08 PM

Reviewer: Pat, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Have been taking for over a year. All test so far have been good. No problem with the drug.

Condition: Breast Cancer
8/14/2008 12:55:54 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my mother at age 81 was placed on this drug after a lumpectomy and radiation - her quality of life seriously deteriorated - before able to dance 2x per week and very lively in conversation - on the drug had bouts of severe flu like symptoms, severe fuzziness & memory loss, and widlely fluctuating blood pressure - off from it now for 6 months and most symptoms have disappeared, hospitalized 2x ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
6/12/2008 5:25:16 PM

Reviewer: jea54, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
The only problem has been hot flashes. I have been put on vitaims for that.

Condition: Breast Cancer
5/27/2008 7:46:12 PM

Reviewer: marlyshallberg@earthlink.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
this drug has been hard on my stomach. extreme hot flashes, and very tired for a 2 hr. period per day. slight hair loss, mainly breakage, and swollen feet and hands, but it beats the alternative.

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