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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Itching?





Summary: Itching 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 Aredia, and have Breast cancer.

We study 8,706 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 173 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.

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Tamoxifen citrate

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

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.(latest reports from Itching 87,571 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 8,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 173 people (1.99%) have Itching.

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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