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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    8/31/2015 1:39:39 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After being on Arimidex for almost a year, I had such tremendous breast pain following lumpectomy (both breasts) and lymph node (1) removal on each side, that I was advised to go off for a month, and the pain should go away. and it did!!!! BUT! now the nervousness, dizziness, sleeplessness have emerged.. I hate this feeling every single day and hope that with Stage 1 HER2negative, being told th ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/30/2015 7:23:48 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Stage 1 breast cancer and 1 week of radiation. After 17 months on the drug, my lipids are now very high, which I now learned is another side effect. I've never had a cholesterol problem. Must choose to discontinue or have heart problems.

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    4/20/2015 10:46:44 PM

    Reviewer: nysurvivor, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Just finishing 5 miserable years on this drug, for stage 1 estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, a tiny tumor. Seems like overkill, trying to smash a fly with a sledgehammer. I doubt I even needed to be on this horrible drug, which caused the following side effects: very stiff and painful joints - especially in the hands and feet, hot flashes, dry mouth, vaginal dryness, heart irregularities ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    2/16/2015 12:25:56 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Being relatively new to the med (< 6 months) I can say that the side affects far outweigh the outcome (hopefully). A question that I have not been to get a definitive answer to is: are the weight gain sleeplessness temporary?

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    1/31/2015 6:23:49 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    firstly I cannot say anything yet about the effectiveness of the drug as I have only been on it for a short time, so I put what I hope it will be. I was diagnosed in October 2014 with breast cancer had a lumpectomy and sentinel node removal. The cancer had not spread to the nodes, thank god. I had radiotherapy for a month and will be having my final session in two days.I started the drug about 3 m ... Show Full Comment

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