Status: Unknown status
Study Type: Interventional
Sponsor: Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Cimicifuga racemosa effects on the sexuality of women with Breast cancer using tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor through questionnaires.
For the study will be recruited 60 women treated with breast cancer, using tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor, are in menopause, hot flashes and has with or without sexual life. They will answer the questionnaires: Kupperman, World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL) and those sexually active will have Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI). The control group will have 30 patients using tamoxifen alone or inhibitor. The other group will have 30 patients receiving tamoxifen or inhibitor and will start with 2 tablets per day of dry extract of Cimicifuga racemosa. They will be followed for 6 months and answer questionnaires at the first visit, 3-month and 6-month follow-up.
Menopausal women with breast cancer treated and using tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor.
With hot flashes and with or without active sexual life.
Women did not have breast cancer
do not use tamoxifen or aromatase inhibitor
not in menopause and not have hot flashes
Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Min Age: 48 Years
Max Age: 68 Years
Carolina Furtado Macruz