Review: could Tamoxifen Citrate cause Ulcerative Colitis?


Ulcerative colitis 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 Aredia, and have Metastases to bone . We study 8,771 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis 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 9,450 users)

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) has been reported by people with acne, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 49,543 Ulcerative colitis patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

8,771 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen Citrate.
Among them, 20 people (0.23%) have Ulcerative Colitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Ulcerative colitis?

Time on Tamoxifen Citrate when people have Ulcerative Colitis *:

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

Gender of people who have Ulcerative Colitis when taking Tamoxifen Citrate *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ulcerative Colitis 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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 44.44 %
  • 60+: 55.56 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (8 people, 40.00%)
  • Breast Cancer (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (1 person, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Aredia (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Prilosec (13 people, 65.00%)
  • Duragesic-100 (12 people, 60.00%)
  • Ambien (12 people, 60.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Osteoarthritis (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Fall (14 people, 70.00%)
  • Anaemia (14 people, 70.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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