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When was surgery done?
1 month ago
You can continue taking this medication.
Did you discontinued medication before surgery?
WHAT DOSE ARE YOU ON?
20 mg a day
Was any investigation done after surgery to look for residual tumor?
This medication contraindicated in patients with carcinoid syndrome. It may preciptate a carcinoid crisis or worsen symptoms of carcinoid syndrome.
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Carcinoid syndrome occurs in about 1 in 10 people with carcinoid tumors, usually after the tumor has spread to the liver or lung.
yes there was no residual tumor
Any symptoms now?
i have hot flashes at night
after surgery also?
Usually if the tumor is completely removed symptoms disappear after surgery.
mostly nights it happens
Medication like Prozac may make symptoms worse by increasing levels of serotonin. However, do not stop taking these medicines unless your doctor tells you to do so.
If symptoms are no relieving you can discuss matter with your doctor and he can consider changing medication but you should not stop medication own your own,
ok thank you
I hope this helped.
yes it did
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