Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Complex Partial Seizures?


Complex partial seizures is reported only by a few people who take Tamoxifen Citrate. We study 8,740 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Complex partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Complex partial seizures and more.

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Tamoxifen Citrate

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,091 users)

Complex Partial Seizures

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) has been reported by people with fever, weight increased, drowsiness, thrombocytopenia, fatigue (latest reports from 2,911 Complex partial seizures patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

8,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 5 people (0.06%) have Complex Partial Seizures

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Complex partial seizures?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Complex Partial Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 66.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Complex Partial Seizures when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Complex Partial Seizures when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 60 %
  • 60+: 20 %

Severity if Complex Partial Seizures when taking Tamoxifen Citrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Complex Partial Seizures **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Grand Mal Convulsion (2 people)
  • Breast Cancer (2 people)
  • Reflux Oesophagitis (1 person)
  • Pain - Back (1 person)
  • Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Phenytoin (3 people)
  • Lansoprazole (2 people)
  • Carbamazepine (2 people)
  • Alendronic Acid (2 people)
  • Graviola (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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