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    Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
    4/23/2019 3:16:16 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    After having prostatectomy ten years ago my PSA was good for a couple years. PSA started to rise and had 45 radiation treatments and PSA dropped to normal. A few years later it rose again. Been taking Eligard every 3 months for more than a year. PSA is good. Easy to anger, less strength, stamina and desire to tolerate BS. More headaches and joint pain. No sex appetite. Thinking of stopping treatm ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
    3/26/2017 10:34:04 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    After results from a 35.6 PSA, which had risen from 3.1 in 18 months, and a Gleason score of 10, I received 45 EBRT and have been on Eligard for 11 months, currently on 4th shot. Latest PSA resulted in 0.78 and I'm projected to be on Eligard for "at least 2 years. Hot flashes are regular day and night with some joint pain, leg cramps, fatigue and all loss of sex drive. Considering my canc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
    1/1/2017 5:56:06 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Diagnosed with Gleason 10 in 2014. 44 days EBRT and 2 years of qtly eligard shots. Side effects are ED, hot flashes, more periodic urination and hand (small joint) pain. Dr. recommended low dose magistral acetate for hot flashes. Worked wonders. Have been off eligard for 6 months now. Still dealing with some hot flashes, ED and small joint pain. Hoping the next 12 months will improve.

    Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
    10/18/2016 8:28:42 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    Lowered my PSA to 0.04 prior to radiation treatments. The burning in my feet and legs is really bad. It's been 16 months since I had the one injection and the burning in my feet etc. is still there and constant. I'm now taking drugs for neuropathy. My PSA is still below 1.0 so the cancer part is fine but 0.0 on any sexual activity is bad. I have to wonder if the radiation would have been s ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
    10/3/2016 2:17:36 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    used with radiation treatment in 2011-psa dropped from 17.5 to .25/cancer returned this year-rose from .50 to 4.95 in 6 months and actually tripled psa in last 4 wks took eligard again and very fatigued and have little interest in doing anything-better than alternave-right side of the grass!

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