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    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    5/11/2019 11:38:33 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I also am experiencing severe joint pain, bone pain, numbness and tingling in hand, hand joints throbbing, and a rash on many areas of my body. After I stand up from sitting a while, I can't seem to walk well. It takes a while to stop shuffle walking and stooped over to correct posture and normal steps.

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    5/11/2019 9:34:24 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    6 years ago I started tamoxifen, after the first 2 years I could barely walk, the joint pain was awful, even had to sell my stick shift car. Finished the 5 years with aremidex. Within few months all the pain was gone. Got breast cancer back, now on letrozole. My doctor started me on cymbalta for 3 weeks first, she has had success with cymbalta decreasing the joint pain. Iâ??m optimistic tha ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    1/1/2019 1:48:25 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on Letrozole for approx 2 3/4 yrs with varying side effects (depending on lot number), but the constant side effect has been the destruction of my joints, connective tissue, and mobility! A recent bone scan has indicated the same. It's progressively worse

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    10/20/2018 9:44:44 PM

    Reviewer: JoanS, 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    I started taking this medicine in June. I am currently experiencing most of the unpleasant side effects. Worst being joint aches, fatigue, hot flashes, mood swings and hair thinning. Thankfully, I am not gaining weight. Without yoga and acupuncture, I do not know if I could tolerate this medicine. Good luck to anyone out there taking it!

    Condition: Hormone Receptor Positive Breast Cancer
    7/25/2018 9:40:15 PM

    Reviewer: JG, 65-74 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I have been taking this for 2 years now and everything was good until lately. I have a lot of the same things going on as the others. Mostly muscle soreness, joints, tired, trigger finger on both hands, hard to walk when I first stand up until my legs relax. I will continue to take it because I don't want my cancer to come back.

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