Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Dry Mouth?


Summary

Dry mouth 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 8,740 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth 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 9,065 users)

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with nervousness, breathing difficulty, malaise, pain, urinary tract infection (latest reports from 35,912 Dry mouth patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

8,740 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 151 people (1.73%) have Dry Mouth


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Dry mouth?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Dry Mouth *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 57.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Dry Mouth when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 9.45 %
  • 40-49: 7.09 %
  • 50-59: 21.26 %
  • 60+: 62.2 %

Severity if Dry Mouth when taking Tamoxifen Citrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Dry Mouth **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 50 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (51 people)
  • Osteoporosis (34 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (29 people)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (23 people)
  • Calcium Deficiency (15 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (99 people)
  • Xanax (67 people)
  • Aredia (53 people)
  • Aspirin (48 people)
  • Peridex (46 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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