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Re: Anastrozole and Venlafaxine

Thanks - Was just wondering if it is safe to take these two together? X
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Re: Anastrozole and Venlafaxine

"The pathogenesis of vasomotor symptoms such as hot flashes is unknown, but serotonin receptors are felt to play a role, and serotonin inhibitors such as fluoxetine and paroxetine and the bi-cyclic antidepressant, venlafaxine, have been demonstrated to improve hot flashes in survivors of breast cancer.[7-9] It is likely that they may also be beneficial in patients taking AIs."

 

https://www.medscape.org/viewarticle/736541

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Anastrozole and Venlafaxine

Good morning ladies. Can I ask, does anyone take Venlafaxine whilst on Anastrozole? I was prescribed it by my Breast Surgeon to help with hot flushes. It worked but I stropped taking it when I started Anastrozole a few days ago. I'm wondering if I can still take it? I stopped it because I bought the ladycare magnetic but that did not work anywhere as well as Venlafaxine. 💜