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Can you take aromasin (exemestane) and theroxin together?

Can you take aromasin (exemestane) and theroxin together?

I think you are : Asking about tamoxifen and anastrazole, and aromatase inhibitor. Tamoxifen is used in pre or post menopausal women with er+ tumors. Anastrazole and Letrozole are aromatase inhibitors, and work poorly in estrogen rich pre-menopausal patients. There is no indication for using both together, one or the other as indicated. ...Read more

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Aromasin (Definition)

Exemestane is an aromatase inhibitor that is used to treat early and advanced breast ...Read more


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Well groups of people should not take aromasin (exemestane)?

It depends: Aromasin (exemestane) is generally taken by women who have developed breast cancer and have hormonally sensitive tumors. If they have metastases or are at high risk of recurrence or mets, they can benefit from aromasin (exemestane). At least one study has shown that post-menopausal women who have not yet had cancer but were at high risk of developing it, had a 65% reduction in risk. Are those women "well?". ...Read more

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What is the Aromasin (exemestane) half life? can i take it every other day or less?

What is the Aromasin (exemestane) half life? can i take it every other day or less?

About 24 hours: In women who take this medication for treatment of breast cancer,it is advised that Aromasin (exemestane) be taken once daily. Not knowing your medical condition or indication as to why you are taking it, you should ask your doctor if he would advise you to take it once daily or less frequently. ...Read more

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I have gained weight on aromasin (exemestane). Would pgx supplement be safe to take.?

I have gained  weight on aromasin (exemestane).
Would pgx supplement be safe to take.?

Talk with your doc: Aromasin (exemestane) is part of treatment for breast cancer, so you have your own doctors to discuss this with. Pgx is basically fiber. It absorbs water & bulks up in your digestive system, making you feel full. If you don't drink enough water to flush this mass out of your system, you could get very constipated. Another option could be simply eating more fiber in your natural diet, & adding exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take evista (raloxifene) after five years of tamoxifen and five years of aromasin?

Is it safe to take evista (raloxifene) after five years of tamoxifen and five years of aromasin?

Maybe..continued: ... Aromasin, which prevents the formation of estrogen, is effective in reducing the risk of recurrence of breast cancer, but after 5 years, you are very likely to have sustained bone loss due to its effect. Evista (raloxifene) will arrest bone loss, and certainly is very unlikely to increase the risk of breast cancer, but it has never been studied as an advujant preventative like tamoxifen and aromasin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take aromasin (exemestane) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take aromasin (exemestane) while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Do not take it. : Do not take Exemestane if you are pregnant. It has been shown to cause harm to the fetus. It reduced number of live fetuses, prolonged gestation, abnormal or difficult labor, decreased fetal weight, and retarded ossification. If your breast feeding or considering to breast feed it can be excreted into human milk, caution is highly recommended. ...Read more

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I take aromasin (exemestane) after having breast cancer. Could i donate bloood?

I take aromasin (exemestane) after having breast cancer. Could  i donate bloood?

Ask: Your blood bank donation center. Those under cancer treatment are not likely to be candidates to donate blood. Once you have reached a 1-5 year survival without cancer recurrence then one be comes eligible to donate. ...Read more

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What should a person with breast cancer IV take after tamoxifen and aromasin. Arimidex femara or faslodex (fulvestrant)?

What should a person with breast cancer IV take after tamoxifen and aromasin. Arimidex femara or faslodex (fulvestrant)?

Treatment options: For stage IV breast cancer- if the cancer progressed after tamoxifen and aromasin- depending on several factors such as how much cancer burder, involvement to visceral organs, overall condition etc- the options would be- faslodex; combination of Aromasin (exemestane) and evorilimus ( based on recent randomized clinical trial) or chemotherapy. Discuss further with your oncologist- which one for your case. ...Read more

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