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

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Condition: Breast Cancer
2/9/2008 12:38:56 AM

Reviewer: abpack@aol.com, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 75 years old & after mastectomy, chemo, radiation was 3 years on Tamoxifen. I have been on Arimidex for 4 years. Have very bad joint pain, especially in my knees & hands. Fingers swollen & very stiff. Also have serious weight gain that I can't seem to lose. Serious dizziness too. Have been on Actonel about 3 years. So far cancer has not returned and am hoping despite some oth ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
12/26/2007 1:44:04 PM

Reviewer: kdordan, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking Arimidex for 9 months. I thought I was having no side effects, but reading the other posts I am wondering if this is what is causing my leg/joint pain and weakness. I am 48, have trouble getting up out of a chair or up from a squatting position, like another post says I feel like an 80-year-old woman. In the morning my feet hurt and I am very stiff and sore. Sometimes my entire ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Breast Cancer
12/19/2007 3:08:36 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 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:
1 year after 2 years of Tamoxifen. Rare achiness relieved by drinking 2 glasses of water. No side effects! Be active, eat right - most of the time! and maintain a healthy weight. and drink LOTS of water!

Condition: Breast Cancer
12/9/2007 1:56:49 AM

Reviewer: Faisan, 55-64

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been taking Arimidex for just over 4 years. I show no signs of recurrence. I had severe arthritis-like pains at the start of my treatment, and suffered two fractures from falls which shouldn't have caused fractures. My pain went away when I started taking Actonel for osetopenia, and I haven't fractured anything since then.

Condition: Breast Cancer
11/30/2007 4:54:19 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've been on this med for 2 months and it feels like years. The side effects are very unpleasant. I've had many but most disappear in a short period of time. Those that I'm still having cotton mouth, weight gain, water retention and limbs swelling, joint & shin pain, nasty yeast infection and sore mouth (inside upper lip feels scalded), difficulty sleeping. I'm taking Trazod ... Show Full Comment

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