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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.

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/21/2008 12:11:52 AM

Reviewer: dherbin25, 75 or over 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:
no side effects at all

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/6/2008 6:59:45 PM

Reviewer: Carla, 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: 4

Comment:
I have been on Arimidex for 4 years. Other than some stiffness in my hands and some weight gain, I've had no side effects. I walk daily and watch my diet. It has been hard to keep my weight down, but well worth the effort. When I found out the obesity is one of the risk factors for breast cancer, I was motived to keep my weight off.

Condition: Breast Cancer
3/4/2008 2:09:00 PM

Reviewer: gkburgint@aol.com, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
is diarrhea a side effect of this drug?

Condition: Breast Cancer
2/25/2008 10:22:25 PM

Reviewer: Shelley, 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: 2

Comment:
I have been on Armidex for almost 2 years, when I told my oncologist that I had stopped taking this drug for 2 months he was very upset and told me that it was necessary for me to take Armidex because it would not only help to protect me from breast cancer but also other cancers. I have learned that this drug is a steroid and that is the reason for the weight and muscle gain. Also have had t ... Show Full Comment

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