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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Itching?

We study 8,689 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 176 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate (latest outcomes from 9,101 users) has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer.

Itching

Itching (latest reports from 544,948 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 8,687 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 173 people (1.99%) have Itching. They amount to 0.03% of all the 543,682 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.

Trend of Itching in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching7.41%29.63%0.00%18.52%29.63%14.81%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.29%22.37%30.26%44.08%

Severity of Itching when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Itching ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (53 people, 30.64%)
  2. Osteoporosis (29 people, 16.76%)
  3. Metastases to bone (28 people, 16.18%)
  4. Eczema (19 people, 10.98%)
  5. Chemotherapy (18 people, 10.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (71 people, 41.04%)
  2. Zometa (66 people, 38.15%)
  3. Ambien (47 people, 27.17%)
  4. Taxotere (47 people, 27.17%)
  5. Calcium (46 people, 26.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Over the past 3 weeks I have been working hard and to bed late with little sleep. The above symptoms started about 2 days ago and seem to subside when I relax or immediately after sleep, but return after I wake. I am working in Liberia at present and need to know if it could have any relevance to Ebola
    I had a bad headache about 2 weeks ago, but nothing since. I have had NO nausea or diarrhea or muscle pain or any other symptoms that I am aware are associated to Ebola
    Above under medication I am taking Mybulen, which is a tablet containing Codeine Phosphate (10mg), Ibuprofen (200mg) and Paracetamol (350mg). I have indicated Ibuprofen and Paracetamol above to represent this tablet.

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  • From this study (13 hours ago):

  • Over the past 3 weeks I have been working hard and to bed late with little sleep. The above symptoms started about 2 days ago and seem to subside when I relax or immediately after sleep, but return after I wake. I am working in Liberia at present and need to know if it could have any relevance to Ebola
    I had a bad headache about 2 weeks ago, but nothing since. I have had NO nausea or diarrhea or muscle pain or any other symptoms that I am aware are associated to Ebola

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • I can't tell if it's exzcema or my medication, I keep itching and scratching.

    Reply

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