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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Drug withdrawal syndrome?





Summary: Drug withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Effexor, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,706 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Drug withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug withdrawal syndrome and more.

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

Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Tamoxifen citrate 9,127 users)

Drug withdrawal syndrome

Drug withdrawal syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, ill-defined disorder, muscle spasticity.(latest reports from Drug withdrawal syndrome 32,657 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 8,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 54 people (0.62%) have Drug Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Drug withdrawal syndrome in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Drug withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Drug withdrawal syndrome when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.52%15.22%71.74%6.52%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (19 people, 35.19%)
  2. Anxiety (13 people, 24.07%)
  3. Fibromyalgia (8 people, 14.81%)
  4. Depression (8 people, 14.81%)
  5. Granulocytopenia (8 people, 14.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Effexor (19 people, 35.19%)
  2. Zometa (18 people, 33.33%)
  3. Ativan (17 people, 31.48%)
  4. Vicodin (13 people, 24.07%)
  5. Paxil (13 people, 24.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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