Hi.. Coming from Michigan here. I am one of those ladies who has opted to stop tamoxifen because the pain was so bad I could barely get out of bed before Christmas. My oncologist said it is not the tamoxifen causing the pain, but in 5-6 weeks, it is markedly improved. My primary care doctor put me on a steroid pack to help reduce the inflammation and day 1 is already bringing more relief. My pharmacist mentioned a sediment test that your doctor can do before you start tamoxifen, or a baseline at any time and then repeat the test to measure the infammation over time. I wish I had known to ask before I started the med.
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