User Reviews for Gemzar
The following information is NOT intended to endorse drugs or recommend therapy. While these reviews might be helpful, they are not a substitute for the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgement of healthcare practitioners in patient care.
Learn more about Gemzar.
|Breast Cancer, Metastatic||1 reviews||27 medications|
|Pancreatic Cancer||2 reviews||13 medications|
|Breast Cancer||0 reviews||45 medications|
|Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer||0 reviews||23 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Ovarian Cancer||0 reviews||26 medications||Not rated - Be the first|
|Summary of Gemzar reviews||3 reviews||5.8|
Reviews for Gemzar
For Breast Cancer, Metastatic "I get constipation every time I start a new cycle. I am nauseous when I take the medicine. I take ginger pills twice a day and drink ginger ale. This helps with nausea. My dosage has dropped 1500 units to 1000 units after 6 treatments."
Echuck August 6, 2014
|3 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
For Pancreatic Cancer "While my oncologist could not conclude that GEMZAR was effective in my case, I have survived late-stage metastatic pancreatic cancer for more than 6 years since beginning my first (of 2) treatment regimen. Absent any other explanation, I must consider the possibility that GEMZAR was instrumental in my survival. I've been told I have exceptional tolerance for GEMZAR, and I ultimately had 54 infusions over 2-and-a-half years, with a one-year gap. The side effects were minimal in my case (most frequent: flu-like symptoms, mild infections), and I was able to conduct relatively normal work & life routines, although I frequently had to battle a high level of fatigue."
NYwhipple (taken for 1 to 2 years) August 9, 2012
|68 users found this comment helpful. Did you? Yes No||Report as inappropriate|
Learn more about
Micromedex® Care Notes:
Symptoms and treatment for:
Mayo Clinic Reference: