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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Faslodex IM.

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Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
2/21/2013 3:33:51 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
12/12/2012 1:56:29 AM

Reviewer: lydia rush, 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:
I have heard of so many women having painful reactions to the injection site. Please work with whoever is giving the injection to you...they don't want to hurt you! Make sure the Faslodex is at room temp,as it is thick when cold.You shuld be given a step up. Put all your weight on your left foot,relax your right leg for the injection, and ask that it is given far from your psiatic nerve. Yo ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
8/28/2012 3:35:20 PM

Reviewer: Foxxey503, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
About 5 years ago diagnosed with Stage 4 Her+ cancerous cells in R breast. Had a R masectomy; and went thru 6 treatments of TAC; 6 weeks (15 mins. M-F) of radiation and then Arimadex. In 1/2012 Pap smear showed positive cancer cells. Went thru 6 more weeks of Radiation to harden womb and cervix, but no operation. Started Faslodex treatment 2 shots (250mg each syringe) in buttocks every 4 weeks. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
8/28/2012 8:36:02 AM

Reviewer: Vicki, 65-74 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:
22 years after first little breast cancer, it came back, now metastatic. Took Faslodex (clinical trial for dosage) which worked for 3.3 years with no side effects. Great stuff! I'm almost 72, now on chemo (5 1/2 years after second diagnosis - cancer characterized as "indolent" - but it's stubborn!) and still hanging in there.

Condition: Metastatic Breast Cancer Progression Post-Antiestrogen Therapy
8/25/2012 6:22:26 PM

Reviewer: joensie, Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
vomiting, trips to ER for dehydration, stomach pains and intestional pain, terrible constipation, lost 25 lbs that did not nee dto use bcz could not eat in 4 mos I took this - I decided Q of L not worth it + would have had other problems if continued losing weightI have stage IV ca but can't live like this - will see if there is another Rx - can't take armidex or Femara bcZ of osteoporosis ... Show Full Comment

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