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Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Ulcerative colitis?





Summary: Ulcerative colitis is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 8,706 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 21 have Ulcerative colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcerative colitis and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Tamoxifen citrate and have Ulcerative colitis >>>

Tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (view latest outcomes from 9,123 users)

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine) has been reported by people with acne, acne cystic, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Ulcerative colitis 21,793 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 8,702 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 21 people (0.24%) have Ulcerative Colitis.

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. Zometa (15 people, 71.43%)
  2. Aredia (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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    (Asked by a 41 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, and takes Pentasa)
    hi I have had ulcerative colitis since 2007 I have been taking solfalk, during that time two years ago a dr gave me pentasa suppository I have been using it for 2 years since that time I developed chloasma (melasma) and my hair is thinning could this medicine be effecting it. I was fine when ...
  • Is it safe to take pravastin while on remicade?
    (Asked by a 55 year old woman who has Ulcerative Colitis, High Blood Cholesterol, and takes Remicade, Pravastatin Sodium, Zoloft, Synthroid)
    I have just started on Remicade and this drug scares the heck out of me! However it is being used as a last resort as no other medications were bring my ulcerative colitis under control I am very concerned about drug interactions and can't seem to get any straight answers from my doctor or the pha ...

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