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Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/14/2015 11:19:39 AM

Reviewer: Philip R, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a Gleason #9 and radical surgery with cancer cells in several lymph glands after surgery. Had my first injection after about 3 years. Since then I had averaged 12-14 months between injections with PSA never over 1.0. Going on 12th year and have had 6 injections, the last was 14 months ago.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/19/2014 9:02:40 PM

Reviewer: n/a, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
1/9/2013 10:28:30 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Since I started taking this medicine I now have problems with tasting all foods, liquids and a constant bad taste in my mouth. I mention this condition to my dentist and told him I was taken Eligard, he said right away that this is from the Eligard.This medicine has caused my salvia glands to become hyper active which has resulted in excessive amount of salvia and me having to constantly spit. Th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
4/21/2012 8:08:01 PM

Reviewer: captain, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
psa 8.6, had 45 days of radiation. first shot lupron only hot flashes and being tired. Elligard hot flashes, very tired, and tingling in foot, joint pain and hand swelling. Psa 0 , after 4 months will ask for lupron.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
11/14/2011 5:37:59 PM

Reviewer: Glen, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Received 6 mos subq injection combined with 44 radiation treatments (Gleason 6 and 7 - PSA 13.6). After 44 radiation treatments, PSA dropped to .3, Two months after treatment, PSA is .11. I guess it will be awhile before I know if the low PSA is due to the Eligard or the radiation. Worst (maybe only) side effect has been hot flashes, 8 to 12 per day, usually after 7 PM and middle of night. ... Show Full Comment

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