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What are the side effects of fulvestrant (Faslodex) for breast cancer?

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Common side effects:

  • Pain where you get the injection
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Hot flashes
  • Cough
  • Muscle, joint, and bone pain
  • Constipation
  • Shortness of breath

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American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on May 8, 2019

SOURCE: 

American Cancer Society: "Breast Cancer Hormone Therapy."

Reviewed by Laura J. Martin on May 8, 2019

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