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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Fareston (Overview)

Fareston is a cancer-related hormone which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Use fareston, (toremifene) what are the side effects?

Use fareston, (toremifene) what are the side effects?

Toremifene: Toremifene may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: hot flashes, sweating, sensitivity to light or seeing halos around lights, difficulty seeing at night, fading or yellowing of colors, dry eyes, dizziness, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, joint pain etc. Link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a608003.Html. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
6 doctors shared insights

Fareston (Overview)

Fareston is a cancer-related hormone which is a kind of cancer drug.


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Use fareston, (toremifene) what are the side effects?

Toremifene: Toremifene may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: hot flashes, sweating, sensitivity to light or seeing halos around lights, difficulty seeing at night, fading or yellowing of colors, dry eyes, dizziness, swelling of the hands, feet, ankles, or lower legs, joint pain etc. Link: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a608003.Html. ...Read more

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Should fareston (toremifene) be administered to premenopausal woman (who wants to have a baby) with cystial mastopathy?

Should fareston (toremifene) be administered to premenopausal woman (who wants to have a baby) with cystial mastopathy?

See below: The medication may cause problems in the fetus, while you are on the medication. If this is the recommended medication, then pregnancy should be avoided through use of birth control. If you become pregnant, you need to tell your doctor asap. ...Read more

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What is toremifene citrate for?

What is toremifene citrate for?

Breast cancer: It is a breast cancer treatment for breast cancer that is hormone receptor (estrogen- or progesterone-receptor) positive. Basically a hormone blocker. ...Read more

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Are there any dangerous side effects from toremifene?

Are there any dangerous side effects from toremifene?

Yes: The following site provides an extensive list of side effects for toremifene, some mild-moderate, others more serious, such as blood clots (thromboemboli) in legs/lungs, increased risk of endometrial cancer, damage to fetus, etc. http://upmc.com/patients-visitors/education/cancer-chemo/pages/toremifene-citrate.aspx. ...Read more

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Toremifene citrate for gynecomastia?

Toremifene citrate for  gynecomastia?

Street Drugs: It has come to my attention through patients and hearsay rather than medical literature that drugs such as this and tamoxifen are being used to offset the potential breast stimulating effects of anabolic steroids. The indiscriminate and unmonitored administration of these drugs and potenttial side effects is potentially dangerous and essentially amounts to their use as street drugs. ...Read more

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Toremifene citrate good for gynecomastia?

Toremifene citrate good for gynecomastia?

No: Expensive, not approved, poor side effect profile. The only way i could imagine it would be appropriate would be if the patient had proven high estrogen levels that could not be treated by other means. ...Read more

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How effective is toremifene citrate for puffy nipples and gynecomastia?

How effective is toremifene citrate for puffy nipples and gynecomastia?

Wrong question: 1) what are you ingesting (pot, cimetidine, "steroids," too-numerous-to-list other drugs) that can cause gynecomastia? 2) Is there a family history of breast cancer? 3) are you on cancer treatment? (if so, talk to your oncologist 4) are you close to your ideal BMI? A surgical option is preferable to long-term use of hormone-related Rx ...Read more

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Am I dying?

Am I dying?

We all are: A 3-word question with no details... well, life is short on Earth, regardless of whether a person lives 3 days, 3000 days, or 30,000 days. It is not length of one's life that matters, but the quality of the life lived. The goal is not to live a long life, but to live a good life. Even if a person makes it all the way to age 82, that's only 30,000 days. ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Symptoms?: The most common symptoms of a cold are sneezing, running nose, congestion and scratchy throat. Additional symptoms can be coughing, headaches, mucus dripping down the back of the throat, loss of appetite and fever (in children). ...Read more

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What is asp?

What is asp?

In acupuncture an: Asp is an acupuncture semi-permanent needle. They are made in germany & come in stainless steel, gold, silver & titanium. They are used for auricular (ear) acupuncture. They are usually referred to as "asp's". ...Read more

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I have cold?

I have cold?

Cold: Tips: sore throat – gargle with warm salt water (1/2 tsp salt in 8 oz of water). Get strep test/culture if very sore. Congestion – saline nose drops or netti pot. For anti-inflammatory effect & mobilizing mucus- homemade chicken noodle soup. Hydrate- lots of water/clear broth/ add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea.. Fever/ pain – Acetaminophen / nsaid’s rest! ...Read more

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Pls help me?

Help: In order to assist you - you need to provide us with more information. Please re-ask and clarify the question that you need help with. Take care. ...Read more

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Am i dying ?

I don't know: I don't know, john. Technically, every person who is alive will die someday, yes. But unless you have been diagnosed with some untreatable illness, then no, you are not actively dying. If this is something you worry about a lot, mention it to one of your parents, a close adult friend, or a school counselor. A lot of people have these kinds of worries and you can get help to not worry so much. ...Read more

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Is it free ?

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What is art?

What is art?

Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Toremifene (Definition)

Toremifene is a cancer-related hormone which is a ...Read more