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How should we treat loss of libido with tamoxifen?

Is the testosterone patch a potential treatment for loss of libido in patients on tamoxifen for oestrogen-receptor positive breast cancer, as this seems to work by ‘chemical oophorectomy'? What are the potential risks of this treatment?

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