Skip to content

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

    Overall User Ratings

    28 Total User Reviews

    User Reviews

    «Previous 6-10 of 28 Next»
    Condition: Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
    1/19/2015 12:33:13 PM

    Reviewer: bhr, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Dad is currently 78 years old and was initially diagnosed in 1996 with Gleason 9 and PSA 32. He still works full time and enjoys an excellent QOL. He started Zytiga with prednisone in April, 2014 with rising PSA peaked at 214. His PSA has steadily decreased with very few side effects. .: May, 2014 PSA 125; June, 2014 PSA 26.6; July, 2014 PSA 24.3; Aug, 2014 PSA 18.8; Oct., 2014 PSA 16.4; Nov., 2 ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
    8/9/2014 9:36:10 PM

    Reviewer: TINMAN, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I STARTED ON 1000MG OF THIS DRUG 12/1/2013 WITH A PSA OF 35.8 AND BY 3/1/2014 MY PSA WAS AT 5.3 AND I REDUCED TO 750MG THRU 6/1/2014 WITH MY PSA AT 3.0 AND LEVEL. I AM NOW CONTINUING TO MONITOR TO DATE 8/1/2014 WITH A PSA OF 3.0 HC

    Condition: Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
    5/9/2014 11:12:40 AM

    Reviewer: frisbee, 75 or over Male 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:
    took casodex worked for 1 year. now on zytiga for 1 year. psa0,01 I started 2 years ago. psa was 500

    Condition: Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
    5/7/2014 10:22:53 AM

    Reviewer: bhr, 75 or over on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    My father has been taking Zytiga with prednisone for 13 days and PSA has dropped from 214 to 125. He is feeling great! PRAISING GOD!!

    Condition: Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
    3/1/2014 8:05:23 PM

    Reviewer: Incinatus, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    -2001 AGE 53 PSA 6.0, Neg. biopsy. -2004 PSA 833; biopsy+ (Gleason 7..3+4) Hormone therapy... -2007 PSA eventually down to 1.4; rising to 6.0 -2008 orchiectomy...PSA 1.34, -2013 PSA 145 START ZYTIGA 1/2014 PSA 2.36 Largest complaint is "NO energy"...NO "T", since this drug has stopped the "new source", the cancer itself. Some facial flushing, overheat really ... Show Full Comment

    «Previous 6-10 of 28 Next»

    Ask the pharmacist

    Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
    See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

    Ask a Question

    Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

    disciplining a boy
    Types, symptoms, causes.
    fruit drinks
    Eat these to think better.
    bald woman smelling flowers
    Complementary therapies to ease symptoms.
    embarrassed woman
    Do you feel guilty after eating?
    diabetes highlighted
    4 early warning signs.
    birth control pills
    Which kind is right for you?
    Remember your finger
    Are you getting more forgetful?
    sticky notes on face
    10 tips to clear your brain fog.
    Close up of eye
    12 reasons you're distracted.
    Trainer demonstrating exercise for RA
    Exercises for your joints.
    Senior woman using diabetes test kit
    Each one takes 10 minutes or less.
    woman having a good day
    Revitalize your life.

    WebMD the app

    Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

    Find Out More
    IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

    The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

    Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.