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

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125 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
5/31/2014 3:42:38 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been receiving injections of Avastin for about 3 years. The first 3-4 treatments were by far the most effective. It seems to be maintaining a status quo situation ever since. However, I recently started seeing a new doctor due to insurance issues and was shocked to find out that there are many reasons not to have Avastin shots if you can avoid it. I have been doing some research since learn ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
2/4/2014 11:48:51 AM

Reviewer: wildflowersgm@frontiernet.net, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Ihave had 2 injections so far and when I close my good eye, my left eye is still blurred. I am not sure whether I want another treatment or not. When they did a ultra scan on my left eye I could see red that nearly covered my eye. My second treatment turned out to be very painful due to something they caLL DRY EYE. i HAD TO GO TO Morgantown, wv to see what wS WRONG. cAN ANYONE TELL me their exp ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
9/3/2013 3:50:41 PM

Reviewer: supadave3, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 37 and developed a major greyed out spot in my eye. I didn't go to the doctor for about 4 months hoping that it would go away. Well, it didn't and in fact got worse. As another review stated, the apprehension of getting the shot is worse than the actual shot. The injection was quick and uncomfortable, but not painful. I didn't notice any improvement for the first 3 weeks a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
8/31/2013 10:51:49 PM

Reviewer: jim, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Age-Related Wet Macular Degeneration
7/28/2013 1:08:18 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Side effects of serious nature. It is not worth the pain inflicted by use.

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