Womens Health Rep (New Rochelle) 2022 11;3(1):430-436. Epub 2022 Apr 11.
Department of Urology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Objective: Tamoxifen complicates management of conditions such as urinary tract infections (UTIs), urinary incontinence (UI), and/or pelvic organ prolapse (POP) that traditionally benefit from hormonal intake; thus, we reviewed our experience in managing these hormonally deprived women.
Materials And Methods: After IRB approval, electronic medical records from women with current use or history of tamoxifen use and referred to a tertiary care center with female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery expertise for UTI, UI, and/or POP were reviewed.
Results: From 2015 to 2020, 32 women treated with tamoxifen 10-40 mg for a median of 4 years were referred for UTIs (9), UI (10), symptomatic POP (8), or for a combination of these (5). Read More