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    Condition: Breast Cancer
    10/6/2019 12:39:20 PM

    Reviewer: Bam320, 45-54 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I have been on this medicine for almost 1 year since having a lumpectomy . I absolutely hate this medicine , the hot flashes , mood swings , fatigue , bones hurt . It may react differently on other people but I do not describe the hot flashes as that , I myself feel like Iâ??m on fire . If the oncologist wants to switch you to something else they are no different , same to worser side effects ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    9/3/2018 12:15:15 PM

    Reviewer: Moore, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed for her2-positive breast cancer and October of 2017 I went through chemo as well as radiation chemo was horrible radiation my body tolerated 4 months ago I was introduced to this drug tamoxifen. I've been feeling horrible every since. I feel like I have had a stroke on my right side my brain hurts I have trouble thinking even completing daily tasks. I wake up to dizzy spells an ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    6/20/2018 3:29:58 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I am 69 years old and just completed radiation after a lumpectomy for invasive ductal carcinoma. Since I just started taking tamoxifen I really can't say anything about side effects, but I'd be anxious to hear from someone who is around my age and has taken tamoxifen for 5 years. The thought of the side effect of cancer of the uterus scares me. I still have a uterus and ovaries. My friend ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    3/5/2018 12:09:53 AM

    Reviewer: evilqueen, 45-54 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Today is my 2 year mark of taking Tamoxifen. I had breast cancer in 2015 followed by double mastectomies. I hate this drug!! My hair stopped growing, my eyes are blurry, my periods are every 3 months sometimes, my body aches, the hot flashes finally eased up, I'm tired and get more headaches than normal. Can't change drugs until I'm in menopause. I'm 52 so I hope it's soon ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Breast Cancer
    5/7/2017 9:14:01 AM

    Reviewer: DeejNTexas, 55-64 on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I was diagnosed in December 2013 with stage zero DCIS. Had a lumpectomy followed by one week of partial breast radiation. I was at first put on Arimadex (anastrozole) high I took for about a year. I could no longer deal with the side affects, so my oncologist switched me to Tamoxifen. It has been easier on my body. My side effects have been: terrible hot flashes, rare night sweats, hair thinning, ... Show Full Comment

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