Tamoxifen citrate and Fibroids - from FDA reports
Fibroids is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Bone loss. This review analyzes which people have Fibroids with Tamoxifen citrate. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 8,692 people who have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 23, 2017
8,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate.
Among them, 35 people (0.4%) have Fibroids
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Fibroids *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 25 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:
- 0-1: 2.86 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 17.14 %
- 40-49: 25.71 %
- 50-59: 5.71 %
- 60+: 48.57 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.43%)
- Bone Loss (4 people, 11.43%)
- Menopause (1 person, 2.86%)
- Deep Venous Thrombosis (1 person, 2.86%)
- Chemotherapy (1 person, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 14.29%)
- Zocor (5 people, 14.29%)
- Dexamethasone (5 people, 14.29%)
- Ativan (4 people, 11.43%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Hysterectomy (7 people, 20.00%)
- Abdominal Distension (7 people, 20.00%)
- Pain (6 people, 17.14%)
- Metastases To Liver (6 people, 17.14%)
- Depression (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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