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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Deafness (Hearing loss)?





Summary: Deafness 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 8,706 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Deafness. Find out below who they are, when they have Deafness and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Tamoxifen citrate and have Deafness >>>

Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (view latest outcomes from 9,123 users)

Deafness

Deafness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Deafness 10,219 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 8,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 75 people (0.86%) have Deafness.

Trend of Deafness in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Deafness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Deafness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Deafness when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Deafness0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.41%17.24%60.34%

Severity of Deafness when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Deafness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Deafness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Deafness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (27 people, 36.00%)
  2. Metastases to bone (25 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pain (21 people, 28.00%)
  4. Prostate cancer (7 people, 9.33%)
  5. Depression (7 people, 9.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (50 people, 66.67%)
  2. Aredia (36 people, 48.00%)
  3. Fosamax (24 people, 32.00%)
  4. Ambien (23 people, 30.67%)
  5. Faslodex (21 people, 28.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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