Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Peripheral neuropathy?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 9, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 8,556 people who take Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 10 have Peripheral neuropathy. See who they are, when they have Peripheral neuropathy and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Tamoxifen citrate (latest outcomes from 8,738 users) has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer female. Commonly reported side effects of Tamoxifen citrate include pain exacerbated, pain, anxiety aggravated, stress and anxiety, bone disorder.
Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) (latest reports from 25,351 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 8,556 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 10 people (0.12%) have Peripheral Neuropathy. They amount to 0.04% of all the 25,349 people who have Peripheral Neuropathy.
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Peripheral neuropathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||30.00%||0.00%||60.00% |
Severity of Peripheral neuropathy when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Peripheral neuropathy||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Peripheral neuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Migraine (1 people, 10.00%)
- Cancer - breast (1 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Bonine (2 people, 20.00%)
- Canesten (2 people, 20.00%)
- Iron (2 people, 20.00%)
- Folic acid (2 people, 20.00%)
- Lopressor (2 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (6 days ago):
This condition has caused me to have to take 900mg of Neurontin per day, which was prescribed by my Nurse Practioner, after my so called Cardiologist put me on Ranexa. Thank GOD for my Nurse Practioner!! I started having side effects 3 days after being put on this awful drug, saw my Cardio 5 days after and all he had to say was "I have never heard of that before". I was only, LOL "only", having severe pain in my hip down my legs,then I fell a few times because of no balance and ended up having to walk with a cane, only 5 days after being put on Ranexa. Then, my toes started to feel like I had mud squished between them about 2 months into the Neuropathy. Now, 1 year and 2 months later, my legs feel like I have knee socks on sometimes and have been like that for some time along with the squishing mud between my toes. Oh yeah, I have a NEW Cardiologist and a WONDERFUL Personal Injury/Malpractice Attorney too!
From this study (2 weeks ago):
After taking Tamoxifen citrate for 6 months hot flushes got moderate, after only noticing them earlier. Then Vertigo had a very sudden onset, diagnosed with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo. Getting used to it, but symptoms continue after one week. Still taking Tamoxifen.
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