When co-prescription of Tamoxifen with an antidepressant is necessary, preference is given to antidepressants that exhibit little or no impact on Tamoxifens metabolism, Currier said.
You have to trust us. We are familiar with drug interactions. We can look at all of the studies and make an educated decision that is medically appropriate.
My low level of trust and high level of fear were proving to be a bad combination. Its good to be an educated patient, but its bad to not communicate well with your doctors.
There were many things that needed to change before the cancer, Currier told me. Now is the time to change them.
She suggested that I commit to weekly sessions with a psychologist at the Courtelis Center. I will also be calling The Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organizations hotline again.
Part 8: Facing my fears after mastectomy
Part 11: Radiation therapy gives her hope
Part 12: Finding strength from others
Part 14: A new outlook on 2012
Part 17: After radiation therapy ends
From the Editor: Journalist confronts cancer, takes readers along