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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 8,715 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

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 9,136 Tamoxifen citrate users)

Sciatica

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 7,132 Sciatica patients)

On Jan, 18, 2015: 8,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 51 people (0.59%) have Sciatica.

Trend of Sciatica in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Sciatica * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.45%28.57%48.98%

Severity of Sciatica when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sciatica ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (25 people, 49.02%)
  2. Osteoporosis (10 people, 19.61%)
  3. Fungal infection (7 people, 13.73%)
  4. Hot flush (7 people, 13.73%)
  5. Upper respiratory tract infection (6 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (44 people, 86.27%)
  2. Aredia (35 people, 68.63%)
  3. Vicodin (27 people, 52.94%)
  4. Compazine (26 people, 50.98%)
  5. Coumadin (25 people, 49.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I have had interstitail cystitus for almost four years now.I have been on every kind of drug,other than pain pills.I will not take them,I don't believe in them they only mask the problem and cause addiction.of course,just my belief.I have had d.s.m.o. repetitively for first year and a half twice a week.I have tried physical therapy .I have had five hydrodistention.I just recently had my first hydrodistention with botox injections.nothing has kept me out of pain .even when I am doing good I can only seem to reach a six in my pain level.my frequency average is and has been 30-40Times a day.I am,or,was a chef kitchen manager.could not perform and lost two jobs because of this disease.my flanks,my lower back ,my legs,my arms all ways in pain.pelvic pain is constant.I'd rather not go into further details way too personal.but this has taken my life.I am 35.I have led a fairly healthy life.I have no life now.I am seeking disability .Every Dr. I go to has a different option about the sciatic part of my problem some Dr.s are very sure and as a matter of fact about how it is in conjunction with I.c..others look at me like I'm nuts?why do I limp?why can't I get in and out of a car,or bend down and touch my toes,pick heavy stuff up.just to laugh at times hurts.this is my life ,I gotta wonder ,is there any one else out there going through the same symptoms and no relief?
  • I have ibs, diabetes, dizziness and balance problems and sciatica. my doctor has just prescribed medrol for me for my sciatica and spinal stenosis. is this going to be ok for me?
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  • What are side effects if taking honey/cinnamon for weight loss daily and with daily rx's: pravastatine; tamoxifen; vitamins 50 plus/vitamin d 1400 units?
    This question is being asked due to my reading up on honey/cinnamon supplements. It states that is is an incredible cure in some articles and in reading another article it states that cinnamon can be very dangerous if you have had breast cancer. I need to find out these important facts before I continue the procedure since I cannot discontinue taking my meds all at once.
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