Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Deafness?


Summary

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

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 8,941 users)

Deafness

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


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Deafness?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Deafness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 83.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Deafness when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • female: 92.19 %
  • male: 7.81 %

Age of people who have Deafness 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: 18 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 62 %

Severity if Deafness when taking Tamoxifen Citrate **:

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

How people recovered from Deafness **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (23 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (21 people)
  • Pain (17 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (7 people)
  • Back Pain (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (46 people)
  • Aredia (31 people)
  • Ambien (23 people)
  • Fosamax (20 people)
  • Faslodex (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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