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

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Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
10/16/2008 8:33:43 AM

Reviewer: brediker, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Approximately 30 days without Evista, and now taking again. I believe I have found the cause of a persistent, serious itching problem. An itch that was so severe I sought treatment and inquired as to it being related to breast augmentation. I truly felt my plastic surgeon had damaged nerves leading to my arms. This itch was solely located on the front of my left arm, just below the shoulder. Th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
10/1/2008 10:36:23 AM

Reviewer: chattyb, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took this medication for two weeks. I started to get pain in my legs that gradually worked into bad leg cramps. I also got "charlie horses" in the morning. This drug is not worth the risks.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
9/28/2008 8:54:58 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I WAS happy with Evista, no side effects the first year. After the second year, I began to have terrible foot pain and insomnia. Then, to my surprise, through a CT Scan for colon health, it was discovered that I have cysts, enlarging in 3 months, and fibroids. I NEVER had fibroids or any other problems in the fertile years, I am now 63. I wonder how many of us have cysts on the ovaries, which ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
8/20/2008 12:50:01 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken Evista for 3 years and have severe cramping,swelling and pain in my back and legs.My Dr.says its caused by my diabetes,but after reading these reviews I'm not so sure!I think I'll stop for a couple of weeks and see if there is improvement.Thanks so much to all who have shared your experiences here.

Condition: Decreased Bone Mass Following Menopause
8/6/2008 10:37:55 PM

Reviewer: Sandi, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on evista for 2 weeks my stomach is severely bloated,I feel like I'm starting to get depressed,having mood swings,feeling very tired,no energy,I had a hysterectomy at 37 and now have osteoporosis.My grandmother died from severe fractures of the spine due to osteoporosis,I don't want to suffer like she did but don't think I can live with these side affects! I will just have ... Show Full Comment

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