Category Archives: Tamoxifen

Tamoxifen: The detective work continues

I am still here, gratefully and anxiously.   So, this is a very random post — random, just like Tamoxifen side effects. I thought this topic deserved a discussion, because I know how much patients struggle with Tamoxifen and sticking … Continue reading

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Tamoxifen Detective: How I got my Teva back

Last year, I shared the story of how I was given a different brand of my Tamoxifen at the pharmacy. It was made by Mylan instead of Teva, the brand that I’ve been in a long relationship with (click here … Continue reading

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This is not the drug I take

I’m on my way home and I decide to stop at the pharmacy to pick up my Tamoxifen refill. The pharmacist confirms my name and hands me the bag containing the medication. I look inside, as I always do, to … Continue reading

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Another moment of forced exploration

As I was getting ready to fall asleep, a thought entered my mind. I turned to my guy and asked, “what if I decide to stop Tamoxifen? Leave everything aside and just live my life?” His response? A very long … Continue reading

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