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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Adriamycin IV.

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Condition: Breast Cancer
12/11/2013 4:39:08 AM

Reviewer: SARA, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
VERY HARD TO TAKE

Condition: Breast Cancer
8/29/2013 3:48:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Did not feel bad at all while on this med

Condition: Breast Cancer
7/10/2012 8:15:44 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After 3rd and last cycle I experienced loss of balance. Following a neuro investigation 2 years after the administration of the drug I was found to have damage of the balance centre in the brain linked to this drug. I have seen the results of a small study showing womenn over 60 treated with this drug for breast cancer are more likely to be affected by damage to the balance centre.

Condition: Breast Cancer
11/12/2011 9:26:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I had Emend so I did not get nausea. Neulasta brought my WBC count to normal. I did have anemia through the 4 cycles I was given ( along with Cytoxan) 3 months after treatment ended I developed congestive heart failure luckily a mild case but still it was CHF. I am now on daily meds for CHF

Condition: Breast Cancer
10/11/2011 10:38:12 PM

Reviewer: Spark, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had no problems with this at all. They normally follow it the next day with a Neulasta shot, and THAT made me sick until I learned that if you take an antihistamine like Claratin one hour before the shot, you won't get sick. Ask your doctor about this. It really works.

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