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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Trelstar Depot IM.

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5 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

1-5 of 5
Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/20/2010 1:16:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
5/25/2009 8:23:01 PM

Reviewer: wfish70@aol.com, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
verry bad leg pains,,

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
1/24/2008 11:57:45 PM

Reviewer: Cancervivor, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
During a period of nine months while receiving this drug for hormone therapy (total androgen ablation) I have suffered mental mood swings/depression, frequent hot flashes that have often been severe enough to be debilitating, and significant loss of strength and stamina, particularly in my legs.

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
1/16/2008 9:54:05 PM

Reviewer: Ray C, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
As compared to three other hormone therapy drugs I have taken during since beinning treatment on May 9, 2003, this drug has produced by far the worst side effects, particularly severe, frequent hot flashes and extended periods of my legs feeling very heavy and weak. I did not have these problems while previously taking Zoloadex, Eligard, or Lupron and have demanded no further injections of this d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Advanced Form of Prostate Cancer
12/5/2007 11:40:43 AM

Reviewer: cjmerga, 55-64 Male 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:
After 4 years of treatment with Lupton for Stage 4 metastatic protrate cancer, I was switched to Trelstar due to a corporate decision by my Oncology group. After the first two doses I experienced increased bone pain and hot flashes etc. Then the the symptoms subsided. The discomfort at the injection site was essentially non existant as compared to a "marble sized" hot ball experienced ... Show Full Comment

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