Tamoxifen withdrawal bleeding
Avoid alcohol, caffeine, white flour, hot drinks and sugar as they are all known to increase incidence of hot flashes. Jan 7, And what else can I look forward to? Therefore, such use cannot be advocated as a means of lowering risk in women taking tamoxifen. Message 9 of 32 2, Views. When taking tamoxifen, premenopausal women are at a higher risk for osteoporosis, and while postmenopausal women have been told that tamoxifen strengthens bone and reduces the risk of osteoporosis, its other side effects make that one particular benefit not worth risking, in my opinion.
I just had a double masectomy in late March. Please help any advice much appreciated Kaposi's Sarcoma Kidney Cancer. Your sex drive may be lower while taking tamoxifen. Mar 3, Isle of Man company number F. Let your doctor know if leg cramps are a problem.
Ended up seeing a gynaecologist and she found my womb lining 3 times the normal thickness due to Tamoxifen. I elected to stay on the low dose and deal with it rather than increasing the dose. They may suggest you try something else. Regular walking will help to keep your bones strong. If you need to go into hospital for any reason other than cancer, always tell the doctors and nurses that you are taking tamoxifen.
I would be glad to assist you. Hi Zabby, All the information I had when i was first diagnosed was well this will turn you menopausal, so I hadn't really bargained on not being!
Ring me if you want someone to talk to you, don't panic on your own Lily x. I have been told to take it for ten yearsI assume because of this. Any abnormal vaginal bleeding, bloody vaginal discharge, staining, or spotting should be investigated. Have had a routine urgent referral for a scan and shall be happy if its just a one-off please!
Investigation of endometrial abnormalities in asymptomatic women treated with tamoxifen and an evaluation of the role of endometrial screening.
Many breast cancers rely on the hormone oestrogen to grow. I would love to receive the information you have for the natural alternatives that will help to prevent the cancer from recurring. I would appreciate any information you might offer to help with my decision.