Posted by Peggy
on March 30, 2000 at 14:37:56:
In Reply to: vioxx posted by amy on March 30, 2000 at 07:54:54:
: my uncle was diagnosed with arthritits in his knees,
: dr. put him on vioxx for 3 months in feb. he broke out
: with a spider like rash on his legs that goes almost
: to his naval, a few weeks ago he developed a swollen
: breast and abdomen,monday they did a biopsy to check
: for cancer cells in this mass on the pectoral wall
: of his cheast. there are no cancer cells, thank god.
: but not improving could all this be linked to this
: medication? please helped we are stumed.
Scary what he's going through. I had read that Vioxx doesn't have a lot of bad side effects. I took it for about two weeks and last Sunday I began vomitting blood and had to rush to the hospital. It may have been the Vioxx.