Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Sciatica?
Summary: Sciatica is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.
We study 8,728 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 51 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica and more.
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Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 9,143 Tamoxifen citrate users)
Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,147 Sciatica patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 8,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 51 people (0.58%) have Sciatica.
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Sciatica * :
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Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :
Severity of Sciatica when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :
How people recovered from Sciatica ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (25 people, 49.02%)
- Osteoporosis (10 people, 19.61%)
- Fungal infection (7 people, 13.73%)
- Hot flush (7 people, 13.73%)
- Upper respiratory tract infection (6 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (44 people, 86.27%)
- Aredia (35 people, 68.63%)
- Vicodin (27 people, 52.94%)
- Compazine (26 people, 50.98%)
- Coumadin (25 people, 49.02%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of drug interactions between Tamoxifen Citrate, Taxol for a 58-year old woman with Breast Cancer Recurrent, Cancer - Breast. The patient has Urinary Tract Infection
- A study of drug interactions between Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 3, Meloxicam, Tamoxifen Citrate for a 47-year old woman with Pain, Back Pain - Nonspecific, Cancer - Breast. The patient has Chest Pressure Sensation, Cough, Shortness Of Breath
- A study of side effects of Tamoxifen Citrate for a 60-year old woman with Breast Cancer In Situ. The patient has Thrush (an infection of the mouth caused by the candida fungus), Cystitis (inflammation of the wall of the bladder)
- A study of side effects of Tamoxifen Citrate for a 51-year old woman with High Risk Pregnancy. The patient has Folliculitis (infection of hair root)
- A study of drug interactions between Promethazine, Premarin for a 45-year old woman with Gastroparesis, Menopause. The patient has Sciatica Aggravated
Recent Tamoxifen citrate related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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