Tamoxifen is taken for: Cancer Breast Cancer

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Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer
Other names: Nolvadex, Soltamox, Valodex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Tamoxifen is an receptor antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, hydroxytamoxifen. In other ti...
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Tamoxifen & Fibroids

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is not giving me problems and stay on the tamox. I have...
" ...that I would rather keep an ovary that is not giving me problems and stay on the tamox. I have at least one fibroid and a couple of polyps too. I have read... "

I have fibroids but also a history of ovarian cysts...
" ...of my infertility treatment. I was temporarily put into menopause by the Lupron. I loved it! I was going to try & talk my MO into giving me Lupron in addition to Tamoxifen. I have fibroids but also... "

situation, the Tamox either developed or helped a fibroid...
" ...In my situation, the Tamox either developed or helped a fibroid grow and push ...breeze. I am still on Tamox, my onco said ...I'm taking Effexor for depression and HOTFLASHES!!! It works gre... "

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every year. Since I'm on tamoxifen. I also had fibroids...
" ...had fibroids 6 years ago. They gave me a one injection a month of lupron for three months. It shrunk them and I haven't had a problem since. So my GYN wants to keep a close eye. She has been... "

sure tamoxifen isn't causing problems. I do have fibroids....
" ...month followup. He is monitoring me with a vaginal ultrasound to make sure tamoxifen isn't causing problems. I do have fibroids. Have for years and at least one is pretty large. A few hours... "

My pelvic pain improved when they reduced my Tamox dose to...
" ...your cyst? & your fibroids? My pelvic pain improved when they reduced my Tamox dose to 10mg.... "

fibroids I shouldnt take Tamoxifen and pre menopause so...
" ...and 18 months post mastectomy. I had a grade 2 oestrogen pos tumour with widespread DCIS but no lymph node involvement. My onco says its probably time to stop the Zoladex now my 2 yrs is... "

women than tamoxifen in preventing a recurrence - well...
" ...hysterectomy some 20 yrs ago for recurrent fibroids - dx bc ...taking Arimidex, which I understand is better for post menopausal women than tamoxifen in preventing a recurrence - well, that's wh... "

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taking tamoxifen. I have tolerated it extremely well. Good...
" I have been on tamoxifen for 5 years and ...continue. I have been diagnosed with fibroid tumors and before tamoxifen ...seem have while taking tamoxifen. I have tolerated it extremely well. Good... "

like some are starting Tamox & then adding the \"shot\"...
" ...are starting Tamox & then adding the \"shot\" a week or more than a month later. I asked my MO about adding Lupron to Tamox but he said I'd need a compelling reason from my GYN. I don't have a GYN... "

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