... growth? I am experiencing that in this past year. I have had a chronic cough,I am tired all the time, and hot flashes every day. I also bruise easily,my face is breaking out,I get muscle cramps and charlie horses. I am 60 years old
20 Nov 2011
Yes, tamoxifen exacerbates menopausal symptoms including facial hair growth.
The hair growth is more a direct effect of tamoxifen-induced menopause as opposed to a side effect of tamoxifen.
Have you considered trying a hair removal cream available from your pharmacy?
- Tamoxifen Information for Consumers
- Tamoxifen Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tamoxifen (detailed)
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