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Topic: Mirena IUD with Tamoxifen?

Forum: Family and Family Planning Matters —

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Posted on: Mar 7, 2020 10:52AM

32B wrote:

Hi Sisters,

I'm on Tamoxifen for the next 5 years and looking into getting an IUD for birth control. I was under the impression that the copper one was the only option, but I saw my MO yesterday and he said a hormonal IUD could be fine too, even with the medication. Has anyone else heard this?

Dx 1/12/2018, DCIS/IDC, Right, <1cm, Stage IA, Grade 2, 0/8 nodes, ER+/PR+, HER2- Surgery 2/9/2018 Lymph node removal: Sentinel; Mastectomy: Right; Reconstruction (right): Tissue expander placement Hormonal Therapy 11/16/2019 Tamoxifen pills (Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamofen, Tamone)
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