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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Ulcerative colitis?

Summary: Ulcerative colitis could be caused by Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aredia, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 8,667 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis and more.

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Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate (latest outcomes from 9,078 users) has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer.

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) (latest reports from 63,427 patients) has been reported by people with acne, acne cystic, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 8,571 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 21 people (0.25%) have Ulcerative Colitis. They amount to 0.03% of all the 63,319 people who have Ulcerative Colitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ulcerative colitis in Tamoxifen citrate reports

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Ulcerative colitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ulcerative colitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Ulcerative colitis when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ulcerative colitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Severity of Ulcerative colitis when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ulcerative colitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (9 people, 42.86%)
  2. Breast cancer (3 people, 14.29%)
  3. Pain (2 people, 9.52%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (1 people, 4.76%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (1 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aredia (15 people, 71.43%)
  2. Zometa (15 people, 71.43%)
  3. Prilosec (14 people, 66.67%)
  4. Taxotere (13 people, 61.90%)
  5. Duragesic-100 (12 people, 57.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • also calf muscle cramps at night. very painful!

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week 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.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 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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