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

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Condition: Breast Cancer
4/6/2008 8:54:05 PM

Reviewer: rainbow7711, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After 4 surgeries, chemotherapy for 4 months and 36 treatments of radiations I expected to feel alot better by this time but I started this medication six months ago and have had increasing muscle pain to the point it became severe muscle pain especially thighs and calves of legs to the point almost unable to walk. Fatigue, weakness,hot flashes day and night. Stiff joints, fuzzy memory at times, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/31/2008 1:59:15 PM

Reviewer: Stevie44, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have no bother with this drug until now and I have some vaginal Bleeding now after 8 years on Anazotrole..I am to have an Ultrascan of my womb soon. The only side effect has been dryness of Vagina and itching

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/29/2008 11:14:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
No problem with hot flashes or joint pain. Have some muscle weakness and mainly notice it when getting up from chair. I walk regularly and did yoga for a long period of time after my BC treatment. I walked in the Susan G. Komen 3-Day 60 Mile Walk last October and was seriously stiff throughout each day's 20 mile walk. There were no chairs and I hated to sit down in the rest areas since I h ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/29/2008 9:47:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking Arimidex for 3 months. Have shoulder, upper arm, chest and breast pain mostly when I awake in the mornings. My hands ache most of the time and have dry mouth in the mornings. Water walking and stretching 4-5 times weekly helps tremendously. It was interesting to read that so many women have the same symtoms that I do. I have an appointment with my oncologist next week who will r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/24/2008 8:13:03 AM

Reviewer: Jo, 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: 4

Comment:
What has appeared after 4 1/2 years on arimidex, I have suffered 5 bladder infections in the past 12 months and 3 in the first year. The tests has shown that due to lack of estrogen in my system, it has caused an imbalance in the bacteria which prevents bladder infections. Otherwise, like the rest, weight gain, joint issues which could go along with my age and not the medication.

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