Re: [MOL] Tamoxifen [00258] Medicine On Line


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Re: [MOL] Tamoxifen



Dear Suzanne,
Thank you for the information. Are you also getting ultrasounds done as
well as liver checks and how often are having blood drawn? Guess I'll
know what a hot flash feels like if I get one. 
Debby

suzanne new wrote:
> 
> Hi deb: I started on Tamoxifen about 3 months ago. Like you I had a lot
> of thinking to do before I decided to take it. I got most of my
> information over the form and as you know this drug is not without risk!
> So far so good. The worst side effects I have experienced so far ar hot
> flashes and water retention (I can live with that). I started soy
> protein shakes for the hot flashes, parsley and celery for water
> retention. The hot flashes and water retention seem better. I also will
> inform my GYN doc that I am on tamoxifen. My onc will do a liver check
> every 4 months. As long as I don't experience any serious side effects I
> will continue with the tamoxifen as it does help decrease the risk of
> recurrence.
> This is a difficult decision to make. I was afraid that I would be
> trading one devil for another. Take care.
> Suzanne
> 
> deb grodin wrote:
> >
> > As most of you are aware I have been going back and forth regarding
> > Tamoxifen. The time is near for me to decide, this Wednesday. If anyone
> > has any information that might help me, or knows of any questions that I
> > should ask, please let me know. I have read everything that has come
> > across MOL and saved most of it.
> > Thank you,
> > Debby
> > PS Lillian have you heard from Marty again regarding Barb?
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