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

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15 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
12/2/2009 12:06:35 AM

Reviewer: Rf, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
After 3rd treatment, too soon to tell effectiveness. Noticed some weakness and ill feelings starting 4 days after treatment and lasting for a week. Had nausea but proton pump inhibitors worked fine. Am starting Tarseva so must eliminate Prevacid and find another means to control vomiting

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
10/29/2008 9:22:36 AM

Reviewer: hilary, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My second chemo session in remission since Jan 08 Had mouth ulcers bad, first treatment found gardeling with salt water after each meal helped,Just had my third tretment had head and costipation sorted this OUT with Lactocur and coloxyl tabs finding itdifficult to stop nausea.Had a scan Cancer has decreaased in size hope it keeps up I keep happy only way I can cope. Can not walk far Good Luc ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
7/6/2008 9:55:00 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It's hard for me to rate Alimta because I've only had 1 treatment. This is my second chemo session. My cancer was only in remission for about 6 months. I have a ton of mouth sores and I also have a skin rash. I'm somewhat depressed, but I think that's more from the fact that I have to go thru chemo again more than the drug causing the problem. I;m also very tired. I hope tht ... Show Full Comment

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