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    Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    1/25/2009 11:40:12 AM

    Reviewer: Franpisces@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Had severe rash and accompanied with itch/burn on face with 150mg; reduced to 100mg. Presently, face and body skin very dry but controlled by prescriptions, ulcers in mouth and eye, also controlled by prescription. Just started to notice face hair after approx. 2 months of use.

    Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    1/18/2009 6:49:50 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    i just started tarceva, about two weeks ago.i would rather do this then chemo.the only down fall is the rash and mouth sores.the mouth sores were the worst.i didnt eat for two days. stoped taking it for a few days. now back on it.

    Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    1/10/2009 7:32:22 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I am non smoker diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer in the spring of 2007. My tumor could only be treated by chemo. After first treatment the cancer was quiet for about 10 months. I couldn't tolerate the 2nd round of chemo. My oncologist started me on 150mg of Tarceva. I had a severe skin rash, mouth & nose sores, etc. after 5 days on the drug. He immediately stopped treatment, I rec ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    1/2/2009 11:54:05 AM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:

    Condition: Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    1/2/2009 10:55:25 AM

    Reviewer: dean, 65-74 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Have been taking this medication less than a month and would like any help anyone can offer on helping to subside the side effects of the skin rash.

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