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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Dry mouth?





Summary: Dry mouth 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, 157 have Dry mouth. Find out below who they are, when they have Dry mouth and more.

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

Tamoxifen citrate

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

Dry mouth

Dry mouth has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Dry mouth 30,429 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 8,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 157 people (1.80%) have Dry Mouth.

Trend of Dry mouth in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Dry mouth * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dry mouth21.43%21.43%0.00%0.00%50.00%7.14%0.00%

Age of people who have Dry mouth when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dry mouth0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.14%8.70%19.57%61.59%

Severity of Dry mouth when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry mouth0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Dry mouth ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dry mouth50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (50 people, 31.85%)
  2. Osteoporosis (35 people, 22.29%)
  3. Metastases to bone (29 people, 18.47%)
  4. Neoplasm malignant (23 people, 14.65%)
  5. Breast cancer metastatic (15 people, 9.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (102 people, 64.97%)
  2. Xanax (67 people, 42.68%)
  3. Aredia (56 people, 35.67%)
  4. Aspirin (52 people, 33.12%)
  5. Peridex (46 people, 29.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can penicillin cause dry mouth
    (Asked by a 28 year old woman who has Dry Mouth, and takes Penicillin)
    I have been feeling run down then came down with bad
    Tonsillitis since taki g penicillin my mum is really dry why?
  • Does enalapril cause dry mouth
    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Dry Mouth, Swollen Ankles And Feet, and takes Amlodipine Besylate, Tamsulosin, Avodart, Aspirin, Folic Acid)
    I am generally healthy and active for an octogenarian, but the dry mouth and swollen ankles do bother me.
  • Are there any reports of extreme dry mouth?
    (Asked by a 82 year old man who has Dry Mouth, and takes Zolpidem)
    Since having an aortic valve replacement via TAVR (newer technique)I have had various medications added to my schedule. For the last several months I seem to have a very dry mouth problem. I have given you a few that I am taking at the present time that I thought might have some effect on my dryness condition now.
  • What are side effects if taking honey/cinnamon for weight loss daily and with daily rx's: pravastatine; tamoxifen; vitamins 50 plus/vitamin d 1400 units?
    (Asked by a 56 year old woman who has Had Masectomy (left), High Cholestrol, and takes Pravastatin Sodium, Tamoxifen Citrate, Vitamins)
    This question is being asked due to my reading up on honey/cinnamon supplements. It states that is is an incredible cure in some articles and in reading another article it states that cinnamon can be very dangerous if you have had breast cancer. I need to find out these important facts before I continue the procedure since I cannot discontinue taking my meds all at once.
  • Is it safe to take phentermine while taking tamoxifen
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Breast Cancer Her2+, and takes Tamoxifen Citrate)
    37 year old female interested in losing weight. I have some phentermine pills left over from before I was diagnosed with stageII breast cancer a year and a half ago. I'm currently taking tamoxifen. Is it safe to take the phentermine?

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