Tag: Duloxetine

Duloxetine may be able to help with hormone-therapy associated joint pains in breast cancer patients

Aromatase inhibitors (hormone therapy) are used commonly in estrogen or progesterone-depending breast cancer to help prevent recurrence.  They are very effective medicines and often help us avoid chemotherapy. Unfortunately they do have some significant side effects, including hot flashes, vaginal dryness, osteoporosis and joint pains.   About half of patients develop some joint pain and stiffness, and… Read more »