Review: could Tamoxifen citrate cause Weight loss?
Summary: Weight loss is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer. We study 8,735 people who have side effects while taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 72 have Weight loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss and more.
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Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 9,150 Tamoxifen citrate users)
Weight loss has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 20,334 Weight loss patients)
On May, 21, 2015: 8,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate. Among them, 72 people (0.82%) have Weight Loss.
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Weight loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Weight loss when taking Tamoxifen citrate * :
|Weight loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.41%||19.72%||35.21%||43.66% |
Severity of Weight loss when taking Tamoxifen citrate ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (24 people, 33.33%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 26.39%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (17 people, 23.61%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 19.44%)
- Hypercalcaemia (12 people, 16.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (64 people, 88.89%)
- Aredia (51 people, 70.83%)
- Alprazolam (41 people, 56.94%)
- Femara (36 people, 50.00%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (31 people, 43.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been taking tamoxifen for the past 3 months and have developed the symptoms above
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I'm trying to figure out if this problem is being caused by an increase in my cordisol levels, and if any of the drugs I'm taking are making this happen.
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