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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Peripheral neuropathy?

Summary: Peripheral neuropathy could be caused by Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Bonine, and have Migraine.

We study 8,667 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Peripheral neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Peripheral neuropathy and more.

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Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate (latest outcomes from 9,076 users) has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer.

Peripheral neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy (damage to nerves of the peripheral nervous system) (latest reports from 25,403 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 8,571 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 24,703 people who have Peripheral Neuropathy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Peripheral neuropathy in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Peripheral neuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Peripheral neuropathy when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%10.00%30.00%0.00%60.00%

Severity of Peripheral neuropathy when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Peripheral neuropathy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Peripheral neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Migraine (1 people, 10.00%)
  2. Cancer - breast (1 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Bonine (2 people, 20.00%)
  2. Canesten (2 people, 20.00%)
  3. Iron (2 people, 20.00%)
  4. Folic acid (2 people, 20.00%)
  5. 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 (4 days ago):

  • I want to know if my protruding forehead and cerebral atrophy will go away. I was taken off the medication in December 2013. I was on Aridimex for 2 years and then Tamoxifen for 6 years. Aridimex caused TMJ, Osteopenia etc.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • sometimes it is worse than other times. the l-thyroxine dose not agree with me lower stomach feels like contractions, pain off and on

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