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went to the doctor this afternoon, and she said she had a letter from my nero and hes decided not to put meon dmd's at the moment as the riska outway the benefits, im a little confused is this because im on tamoxifen for breast cancer and thyroxine for under active thyroid plus amytritylene.

Frances x

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I imagine it's more likely because of breast cancer Frances, although I can't be sure. It may be there is a worry about how particular immune cells may not work as well with DMDs in your system, in particular the ones that are responsible for getting rid of rogue cells like cancer cells. If you've already had cancer they would worry the risk is higher in your case.


I would be inclined to ask your neuro for more specific info when you next see him.


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Hello Frances,


As Chris says, it could be a number of things, or a combination of perhaps.


I guess MS is complicated enough, and breast cancer and it's drugs may well not all get along too well together.


If your Neuro appointment is a way off, maybe ask the MS Nurse if they have any clues? The MS nurse may well contact the Neuro on your behalf.


The Amatriptyline is often prescribed for pain relief in MS, so I think you can probably rule that one out of the equation.


Let us know if ou get to the bottom of the conundrum. I'm sure it will help to put your mind at rest once it's explained to you



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