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28 Jun 2010

menopausal (47)
on hormonal blocker for breast cancer, how much calcium/day is required, what other vitamins should I be taking and should I be excersing.
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Debbie
I assume you are taking Tamoxifen. You can take 1500 mg elemental calcium per day and you may exercise while taking it. Any good multivitamin (e.g. Centrum/Woman's own/Dischem brand) is fine to use. You can not use certain herbs like St John's wort with Tamoxifen.
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