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Tamoxifen Citrate, Trazodone Hydrochloride for a 53-year old woman





Summary: 52 female patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 53 year old female patient who has Breast Cancer, Insomnia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,127 users)

Trazodone hydrochloride has active ingredients of trazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Trazodone hydrochloride 6,611 users)

What are the conditions

Breast cancer can be treated by Arimidex, Tamoxifen Citrate, Femara, Aromasin, Letrozole, Herceptin. (latest reports from Breast Cancer 77,291 patients)

Insomnia (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Zopiclone. (latest reports from Insomnia 143,612 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 52 females aged 49 (±5) who take Tamoxifen Citrate, Trazodone Hydrochloride are studied

Tamoxifen Citrate, Trazodone Hydrochloride outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 49

Gender: female

Conditions: Breast Cancer, Insomnia

Drugs taking:
- Tamoxifen Citrate - EQ 20MG BASE (tamoxifen citrate): used for 5 - 10 years
- Trazodone Hydrochloride - 100MG (trazodone hydrochloride): used for 5 - 10 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Tamoxifen Citrate is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Trazodone Hydrochloride is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/aOsteoarthritis Aggravated (worse joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)n/aTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Uterine Polyp Nosn/an/aWeight Decreased
Cervical Spinal Stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck)Uterine Fibroids (benign growths of the muscle inside the uterus)Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Throat TightnessEndometrial Hyperplasia (enlargement of uterus wall)Pain In Extremity
Yawning (simultaneous inhalation of air and stretching of the eardrums, followed by exhalation of breath)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Impaired Healing
Joint PainOsteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal)
Dry MouthVomiting
Headache (pain in head)
Anaemia (lack of blood)
Back Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Breast Cancer
- support group for people who have Insomnia
- support group for people who take Tamoxifen Citrate
- support group for people who take Trazodone Hydrochloride

Recent conversations of related support groups:

  • Support group for people who have Insomnia
    My insomnia was provoked by a 'medicine cocktail', prescribed medications that were contraindicated. I just had a rough experience with Serotonin Syndrome, grateful to be alive.

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  • Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also (2 answers)
    I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with activity) & lumbar and cervical degeneration & facet arthropathy. I had volunteered reducing dosage as I'm always trying to reduce Rx intake to alleviate side effects (I am tiny, even for a youth & adult dosages seem to drug me). Next month, it was known that I could not function well because pain was not managed, but needed to resolve it in OR, as moving. OR Drs. refused to return me to higher dosage (taking minimalist Oxycontin 10 mg CR & Oxycodone/Acet 5mg). After being unable to get up to go to bathroom, walk, contacted adult services to see about in home services & possible foster care placement for young son since I was losing independence & failing in general health & cognitive functioning. I was forced to take bottles of OTC Tylenol to function, with Dr's knowledge, & knowing I had past lesions on liver to follow. Several months later had follow up liver ultrasound, & new small lesions found on liver. After emailing dr about from DHS questioning failure to manage my pain vs. conditions that were disabiling, 6 months later, dr told me I was experiencing withdrawals every morning & finally agreed to increase Oxycontin to 15 mg, which has enabled me to tolerate the pain & function. I have been treated as a drug-seeking patient since attempting to transfer my care.
    I have multiple autoimmune conditions, most of which I no longer treat with Rx as I have been overmedicated & side effects are too numerous. So I actually am opposite in many ways. I stopped Lyrica, Silenor (sleep), Elmiron, Bentyl, Dexilant. Stress affects me seriously since I had a TBI and experience anxiety stress disorder, which seems to contribute to auto immune responses. But still knew triggers & familiar with self - this thyroid diagnosis & symptoms experienced new & too destabilizing to live.
    Diagnosed w/ Hashimoto's thyroiditis after 1/2 thyroid removed Nov 2011; my antibodies are unbelievably high. I declined in thinking, memory, anxiety-unable to think/track, losing most,getting lost driving, sleep very dysfunctional, too emotional, crying easily & often (unusual for me). I feared losing ability to live independently. My maintenance Rx (Silenor, Lyrica) seemed to drug me. I tried to explain to drs. that I needed thyroid replacement hormones that I never had these problems before.
    They referred me to a psychiatrist for medicine management consultation, who gave me mental health diagnoses (histrionic personality disorder, somatoform (hypochondria) that discredited me & ruined my medical records for future validity. Is it thyroid symptoms? Was unmanaged pain contributing? Too much Tylenol? What does a dysfunctional thyroid do to a person? How do I get my medical record addressed to reflect accuracy?
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  • Has anyone on tamoxifen experienced numbness in hands and feet, and acne or rash on face!
    I am a 51 year old premenopausal woman. Breakouts began about a month after starting medication. Had clear skin most of my life. Numbness in feet and hands started about 3 months in. There have been no other changes in my lifestyle or health.

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