Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Sciatica?


Summary

Sciatica is found among people who take Tamoxifen Citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 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, 52 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica 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)

Sciatica

Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 6,712 Sciatica patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

8,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 52 people (0.6%) have Sciatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Sciatica?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Sciatica *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sciatica 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: 23.4 %
  • 50-59: 29.79 %
  • 60+: 46.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (25 people)
  • Hot Flush (7 people)
  • Fungal Infection (7 people)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (6 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (41 people)
  • Aredia (32 people)
  • Compazine (26 people)
  • Vicodin (24 people)
  • Oxycontin (23 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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