User Reviews for Abiraterone
Also known as: Zytiga
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Reviews for Abiraterone to treat Prostate Cancer
Zytiga (abiraterone): "Began Zytiga with Prednisone 4/23/14 when considered hormone resistant. Highest PSA 4/1/14: 214. Lowest PSA 3/30/15 6.0. Most recent PSA 5/4/15 8.6. Added Metformin 3/3/15. Also Lupron every three months and Xgeva monthly. Very few side effects."
78 Years Old with Prostate Cancer & Bone Mets (taken for 1 to 2 years) May 31, 2015
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Zytiga (abiraterone): "I have had lots of energy and felt good until recently. My PSA initially went from 66 to 0.1, after 20 months it has started to rise, now it is 0.8 The medicine was easy to take. I did have a decrease in bone thickness. My bones have now shown and increase in mets."
mr. wonderful (taken for 1 to 2 years) May 19, 2015
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Zytiga (abiraterone): "My PSA was going up, it was up to 381.2 when I was put on Zytiga within a 2 month period my PSA was down to 2.2 some side effects, swollen legs, some loose stools and hot flashes."
prostate cancer (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 22, 2015
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Zytiga (abiraterone): "Have taken Zytiga for a year now, one pill each morning with light breakfast since I have difficulty swallowing pill with just water. PSA has dropped from 32 to 4 and has stayed there over the year, only side effect is slight diarrhea."
Kent's (taken for 1 to 2 years) April 7, 2014
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Zytiga (abiraterone): "On Zytiga for 6 months no side effects so far PSA went from 27 to 3 and most of all I feel so much better than I have for past 2 years. Now I have energy to get out and work and I am slowly losing weight, my blood sugar has trended slightly down as well."
amsail (taken for 1 to 6 months) June 9, 2013
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