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Receiving chemotherapy drugs for breast cancer. Have methamphetamine dependence so what could be the contraindications?

Hi Doctor, I m receiving 3 chemotherapy drugs for breast cancer with her2 factor. I m afraid i have a methamphetamine dependence and whilst I know i shouldn t inject or injest meth at all fear that I will bust and need to know the worst contraindications regarding the substances. Thankyou for your time Cam
Tue, 29 Apr 2014
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Hi and welcome to HCM.
You need to consult your doctor about it. in every case you should not stop chenotherapy and generaly this isnt contraindication for chemo,but it is always advisable to stop any drug abuse or at least reduce it during chemotherapy
Thanks for the query. Wish you good health. Regards
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Receiving chemotherapy drugs for breast cancer. Have methamphetamine dependence so what could be the contraindications?

Hi and welcome to HCM. You need to consult your doctor about it. in every case you should not stop chenotherapy and generaly this isnt contraindication for chemo,but it is always advisable to stop any drug abuse or at least reduce it during chemotherapy Thanks for the query. Wish you good health. Regards