Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Complex partial seizures?
Summary: Complex partial seizures could be caused by Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Phenytoin, and have Breast cancer.
We study 8,667 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Complex partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Complex partial seizures and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 8,571 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 5 people (0.06%) have Complex Partial Seizures. They amount to 0.07% of all the 7,451 people who have Complex Partial Seizures on eHealthMe.
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Complex partial seizures * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||20.00%||60.00%||20.00% |
Severity of Complex partial seizures when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Complex partial seizures ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Complex partial seizures||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (2 people, 40.00%)
- Grand mal convulsion (2 people, 40.00%)
- Reflux oesophagitis (1 people, 20.00%)
- Eye pain (1 people, 20.00%)
- Neuropathy (1 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Phenytoin (3 people, 60.00%)
- Lansoprazole (2 people, 40.00%)
- Carbamazepine (2 people, 40.00%)
- Alendronic acid (2 people, 40.00%)
- Herceptin (1 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 days ago):
I want to know if my protruding forehead and cerebral atrophy will go away. I was taken off the medication in December 2013. I was on Aridimex for 2 years and then Tamoxifen for 6 years. Aridimex caused TMJ, Osteopenia etc.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
sometimes it is worse than other times. the l-thyroxine dose not agree with me lower stomach feels like contractions, pain off and on
From this study (3 weeks ago):
Attempting to find out what is causing my rash. Was off all supplements for a week with no change. Off of Tamoxifen for one week no change. Where had radiation 1 1/2 year ago area was red. & hot this morning. Calmed down later in day. Rash from neck to knees including arms.
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