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

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Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
5/5/2010 12:29:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just finished 3 months of treamtment, had a positive result on my scans, the kidney and vena cave were full of cancer and surgically removed in December, at that time I had 6 or 7 nodules in my right lung with the largest one about 2 cemtimeters. The first set of scans after taking the drug showed the largest one of these nodules had shrunk to about 1 centimeter and the others were shrinking as we ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
4/21/2010 6:36:20 PM

Reviewer: Fc, 55-64 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After il-2 did not work , started sutent march 2009 so far side effects cracked elbows and feet muscle spams ,always suffered back pain which makes it worse burn easy in the sun , fatigue, stomach problems otherwise cells are stable hopes continous to work

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
1/19/2010 2:43:22 PM

Reviewer: Live2Tell, 45-54 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:
Almost 2 yrs on drug. Qtrly CAT scans show no added growth in tumors. Side effects: diarreah, lethargic, very tired, no taste, even mild foods burn (use Biotene instead of reg toothpaste), high blood preassure, elevated thyroid counts. All side effects controllable with drugs or OTC medications. On balance, a good drug for RCC.

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
11/19/2009 5:04:30 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Side effects are rough include loss of appitiie, Sore hands and feet, diahrea,sore mouth. this goes away when on the 2 week off period

Condition: Cancer Involving the Kidney Cells
10/11/2009 1:09:41 AM

Reviewer: emmie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
my mother has been on this drug for less than a year. At first the side affects were awful and she was removed from it. Then they lowered the dosage, now for the most wonderful news of all. This drug only helps 30% of people, she was told this drug would not save her life only prolong it. Well, she started with tumors in her lungs, her glands and in her liver. Now she has NO tumors in her lungs, n ... Show Full Comment

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