Effexor or Prozac can reduce hot flashes in some oncology patients
There's growing evidence that Effexor or Prozac can reduce hot flashes in some oncology patients.
Hot flashes are common in women on anti-estrogens for breast cancer...or men taking anti-androgens for prostate cancer.
These hot flashes can be hard to treat.
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