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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.

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Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate (latest outcomes from 9,078 users) has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer.

Complex partial seizures

Complex partial seizures (epileptic seizure) (latest reports from 7,474 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, depression, pain.

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.

Trend of Complex partial seizures in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Complex partial seizures * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Complex partial seizures when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%60.00%20.00%

Severity of Complex partial seizures when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Complex partial seizures ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Complex partial seizures0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Grand mal convulsion (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Reflux oesophagitis (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Eye pain (1 people, 20.00%)
  5. Neuropathy (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Phenytoin (3 people, 60.00%)
  2. Lansoprazole (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Carbamazepine (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Alendronic acid (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Herceptin (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • 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.

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