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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Alimta IV.

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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
6/12/2012 8:40:25 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
4/29/2012 7:40:28 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Have only had 3 treatments thus far. Wont know for another month if it made a difference. First 2 treatments went good and this last one I was sick for 9 days! Dont know why.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
3/11/2011 11:07:42 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Second round of chemo for my husband. This time he's being given carboplatin IV along with Alimta IV. First time in 2006 he was given Carboplatin IV, Avastin and had to take Tarceva daily (pill form).Too soon to tell if this combination is effective. His appetite is good, no nausea, no hair loss this time. Will do x-ray later this month and go for third treatment. One more treatment after that ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
11/11/2010 4:04:09 PM

Reviewer: froggicori, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my husband's second line of Chemo after Carbo and Taxotere which worked well until it was doing more harm than good. Now he has anemia and neutropenia? but neither are in dangerous category. His appetite is starting to come back and he has only a little nausea with Alimta. So far we are very pleased, but he will have scans after his next round on the 23rd of Nov. 2010 and we will be ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
8/3/2010 12:51:10 AM

Reviewer: Renegade, 45-54 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:
I just had my 7th monthly treatment as part of monthly maintainence plan. My cancer was tumors around the lymph nodes of my bronchial tubes. So far, no serious side effects other than a little tiredness. Have had 2 PET scans and both results have been NO CANCER! PRAISE GOD!

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