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Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Rina, Community Member, asks

Q: when is the best time to take my daily pills TAMOXIFEN?

So happy chemo and radiation are over , it's was very hard to handle breast cancer at the age of 28 year old but because of your support and advice i was abble to finish .yes the battle is not over yet but i will go through because of God and for all my sisters who did not finish their battle .

Now i will be on Tamoxifen could someone tell me when is the best of the day to take my daily pills ,the doctor told me i will have some hot flashes and so far .........

please need advice . 

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PJ Hamel, Health Guide
5/26/10 7:21pm

Good for you, Rina - you're getting there! The hardest part is over. Now, for tamoxifen - take it the same time every day. I always found it was easiest to take it along with my daily vitamin, with breakfast in the morning. What time you take it won't make any difference with its effectiveness or side effects, so take it whenever is most convenient and logical - at a time you're most likely to remember it. Good luck - PJH

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By Rina, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/25/10, First Published: 05/26/10