Deafness is found among people who take Tamoxifen Citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 8,636 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 71 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.
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Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 8,941 users)
Deafness has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, tinnitus, deafness unilateral, paraesthesia (latest reports from 7,638 Deafness patients).
On Jul, 21, 2016
8,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 71 people (0.82%) have Deafness
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I had excoriating IBS while on Tamoxifen and could find nothing about it on the web or from the nurses or doctors at the Dana Farber here in Boston, which is considered one of the finest cancer hospitals in the world. Go figure. Here is my experience and what I learned from it. I have always suffered from IBS, but three months on Tamoxifen pushed it through the roof! What had been a chronic, manageable issue had become acute. I hit the web and found a promising description of Bacterial Overgrowth of the small gut. Stopped eating carbs -- my pain stopped by the end of first day. After more research I discovered that Tamoxifen floods your gut with estrogen, just like when you are pregnant. Estrogen in your gut slows your digestion down so you can absorb more nutrician for your baby. And since normally your small gut is ALWAYS moving to push the bacteria in your food through quickly, making your small gut too slow can lead to the bad bacteria multiplying. Most of those bad bacteria eat carbs and create huge gas which leads to terrible IBS. So cutting off their carb supply means no more gas and pain. I stopped the tamoxifen (I'd had stage 1, grade 1 lobular -- clean margin lumpectomy, nothing in nodes, low risk). After a a diagnosis of bacterial overgrow and a year of no carbs ( I lost too much weight believe it or not) I was working my way though useless antibiotics because the big gun I needed (Xifaxan 550mg) was $3,000 for a full dosage and BC/BS wouldn't cover it until I'd tried the cheaper antibiotics. Then I got a bag stomach flu which triggered a volvulus (full twisting of the gut) which is about 1,000x more painful than childbirth plus life threatening. Rushed to hospital in ambulance, gut untwisted on its own suddenly, many hours later, I was allowed to go home and meet a surgeon the next day. Had the surgery to correct a previously undiagnosed birth defect and finally got the Xifaxan to fix my bacterial overgrowth. Turns out one of the main underlying cause of my chronic IBS was a partially mal rotated small bowel. This is a very common, undiagnosed birth defect. The much improved imaging we now have is making the diagnosis more common. A fully mal rotated small bowel is the birth defect that causes newborns to be rushed into surgery after projectile vomiting their first meal. My partially mal rotated small bowel created a narrowing in my gut which slowed my digestion down and lead to gas and cramping. The tamoxifen slowed it down even further, leading to the bacterial overgrowth and the volvulus. And now my IBS is practically gone! I still have a cranky gut, which does cramp and spasm on occasion, but basically it's better than it has ever been and what issues I do have are totally manageable. So Tamoxifen can easily trigger serious IBS in women taking this drug. Doctors and nurses take notice!! Anyone suffering can stop carbs for a day to see if carb sensitive bacterial overgrowth might be the culprit. FYI, even after a year of no carbs and an operation to fix the narrowing in my gut, I STILL needed the Xifaxan to kill the bacterial overgrowth. It wasn't until after a full course of Xifaxen that I was finally able to eat carbs again without pain. Doctors, nurses AND BC/BS of MA take notice! To any woman struggling with IBS while on Tamoxifen, keep trying to get the help you need! The only thing more complicated than your gut is your brain, so don't get discouraged if the problem is multilayered. Good luck!!
I had excoriating IBS while on Tamoxifen and could find nothing about it on the web or from the nurses or doctors at the Dana Farber here in Boston, which is considered one of the finest cancer hospitals in the world. Go figure. Here is my experience and what I learned from it. I have always ...
My name is Roy Myers, 54 years old, found out I have RF October 2015. Surgery April 2016. I'm looking for organic treatment. I've used prednisone and have switched to tamoxifen. ANY SUGGESTIONS. I'm also having memory and thought issues. This is troubling. My leg pain causes dead legs ...
I have been on Tamoxifen for now for about two months. The first 6-8 weeks severe depression. Being in health care i knew to just wait it out and it would subside. What is not subsiding is the fatigue that comes and goes, and the severe colon issues that seem to come and go. I take a ...
Hello everyone. I have been on Tamoxifen for over 2yrs and I am now dealing with the agonising and persistent pain of dry socket after a wisdom tooth extraction a week ago (which didn't happen with a previous extraction in my pre-Tamoxifen days!). I am very interested (and totally sypathetic) to ...
Hello. I have been on Tamoxifen for 2 years and my doctor wants to prescribe Buspar for anxiety, mainly because it does not seem to increase blood pressure. My blood pressure has been a problem since taking Tamoxifen, so Buspar seemed to be safe to take without a BP increase. I am concerned ...
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