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Dr. Austina Cho
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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. Austina Cho
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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Is this free?

Yes, this is free if: If you did not ask for premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services include virtual medicine appointments) ...Read more

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Are you free?

Are you free?

Yes, this is free if: If you do not request premium, paid services, then this HealthTap BASIC is free. Post your question in English, with good grammar and spelling, and one or more of the thousands of volunteer doctors will answer it. They might skip repetitive questions, or ones that have too many abbreviations, or are otherwise hard to understand. (HealthTap's premium services are personal consultations for a fee.) ...Read more

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Who gets omg?

Who gets omg?

Can you clarify?: Omg is a texting-age expression "oh my god" but used even by secularists to express amazement and dismay at once. It's no medical acronym that I recognize though there are some trashy websites preseting medical freaks as having "omg disease". To which disease are you referring? Someone on healthtap will be happy to answer. ...Read more

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Is this live?

Yes and No: There are doctors on here all of the time. Your questions may get answered immediately or be answered later, depending on the expertise of the doctors online at the time and whether they see your question. ...Read more

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I got pleups?

Do you mean polyps?: Regular follow up with primary care doctor! ...Read more

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What's a spur?

What's a spur?

Spur: Most spurs are completely asymptomatic. They don't need any specific treatment. Very few need surgery. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

There are a number..: ..of helpful steps. First, MOVE MORE--incorporate more physical exercise into your daily routine. Take subway or bike to work or school. Play sports. Take at least two 15 minute walks each day or do a 30-40 minute aerobic workout, with warm up and cool down, at least 5 days a week. Try interval training. Develop a program to build strength and flexibility. Eat healthy foods/drink water. Sleep well ...Read more

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Who gets chip?

Who gets chip?

See below: Chip = children's health insurance program - it is a type of medicaid for kids. Depending on a state's requirements, kids under 18 can be covered by the state's health insurance program if the parents are under a certain income level. Kids can be enrolled through their schools, pediatricians, or hospitals. ...Read more

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What is a d&e?

What is a d&e?

Surgical procedure: A d&e stands for dilation and evacuation. It is a procedure done in an operating room to remove pregnancy tissue from the uterus after the first trimester. In the first trimester it is called a D&C (dilation and curettage). This can be to treat a late miscarriage or bleeding placenta previa, or as an elective procedure. ...Read more

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What is a bpp?

What is a bpp?

BPP: Also stands for biophysical profile (a set of measurements obtained during obstetrical ultrasound). ...Read more

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When am I due?

When am I due?

40 weeks: Your due date is calculated 40 weeks after the first day of your last menstrual period. If you are unsure, it can be estimated by an ultrasound. The earlier in pregnancy, the more accurate an ultrasound is at predicting your due date. ...Read more

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How to be fit?

How to be fit?

Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. ...Read more

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What cause bp?

What cause bp?

BP definition.: The blood pressure is the resistance to blood flow through the body. The higher number is the resistance when the heart pumps, and the lower number is the resistance when the heart relaxes and fills. High BP can lead to problems with the heart, kidneys, eyes, blood vessels and brain. 95% of the time, there's no one specific cause perhaps other than genetics. ...Read more

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I like be fat?

I like be fat?

That's nice.: The picture of shown next to the name hawzhen, seems to be one of a thin, young female. So, the question is: what does your question mean? Are you thin and would like to be fat (rare)? Do you perceive yourself as too thin and would like to gain weight? 18 years old, typically the time young people start college, or perhaps leave home for another reason, is common age for eating disorders..... ...Read more

Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Toremifene (Definition)

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


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