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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of tarceva oral.

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Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
11/17/2008 3:42:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
reduction in the tumors and size of tumors.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
11/16/2008 3:58:17 PM

Reviewer: Betty, 65-74 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:
How blessed I am. Have been on Tarceva for6 months. No side effects at all. My CT scans are great. I feel good and am very lucky.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
10/28/2008 1:33:55 PM

Reviewer: wmcclus@aol.com, 75 or over Male 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:
Convenient to use. Temor has been stable for two years now. Side effects can be managed. The most inconvenient side effect has been diahrehia but managed with Immodium.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
10/14/2008 10:32:48 AM

Reviewer: blessed, 55-64 Female 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:
major problem is the diarare and skin rash, my biggest problem is I don't like to drink water, and my finger tips crack and bleed.

Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
9/30/2008 10:26:46 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have only been using this drug for a few months I have experienced the side effects of the rash. I have used creme to help the rash go away or at least not very noticable and diarrhoea which I have been able to control with Loperamide. I only wish that this drug is available on the NHS as my insurance company will only pay for the drug until December (another 3 months) and I feel that this d ... Show Full Comment

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