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Side Effects of Femara 2.5 ? 87yr old Mother - CA Breast (Diabetic & unstable Angina)

Hi :)

87yr old CA Breast Diabetic wth unstable Angina

My mother (87) diabetic since 1980 and unstable Angina since 2014 was detected with CA Left Breast Grade 2 tumor. ER positive and Her2 negative. She has started Femara 2.5 on 5th August 2016 for 3 months . Since 12.08.2016 she is complaining of sweating , lack of appetite and general tiredness which upon consulting with the Oncologist and Cardiologist have been told are the normal side effects of Femara (hormone therapy) Her diet has also been changed for the past 1 month to No Dairy, No wheat, No processed food ; am giving her Jowar, Ragi, Quinoa, fresh fruits and juices, soups, almonds, dates, 2 boiled eggs everyday and simple daal sabzi.

Please advise any additional food or herbs/alternative therapy that I can give her to counter the side effects since the medicine is vital to reduce the size of the tumour.

We are currently in Pune and my Ma is under the care of a leading Breast Cancer Specialist Dr. Koppiker and for her Heart Dr M Durairaj. Her BMD was good but still as a precaution she has been put on Lumia2K for 1month.

What is the opinion on medical usage of Cannabis / Hemp Oil ?