Tamoxifen citrate and Itching - from FDA reports
Itching 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 Aredia, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Itching 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, 30, 2017
8,692 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate.
Among them, 188 people (2.16%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 6.9 %
- 1 - 6 months: 34.48 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 37.93 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.79 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:
- female: 91.49 %
- male: 8.51 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.64 %
- 30-39: 2.55 %
- 40-49: 21.66 %
- 50-59: 32.48 %
- 60+: 42.68 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 15.43%)
- Metastases To Bone (27 people, 14.36%)
- Eczema (20 people, 10.64%)
- Chemotherapy (18 people, 9.57%)
- Osteopenia (17 people, 9.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (70 people, 37.23%)
- Zometa (66 people, 35.11%)
- Taxotere (47 people, 25.00%)
- Zofran (46 people, 24.47%)
- Coumadin (46 people, 24.47%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (99 people, 52.66%)
- Fatigue (89 people, 47.34%)
- Pain (70 people, 37.23%)
- Spinal Osteoarthritis (56 people, 29.79%)
- Joint Pain (55 people, 29.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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How long after stopping will the itching stop? Has been 5 days is no way as bad or often seems to be less every day, was horrible when taking. Would think after 5 days any side effect should be gone completely.
User reviews to the study
I have just stopped taking tamoxifen after 5 years on it and I've noticed the last two years hyperpigmentation all over my face! I'm so gutted about this and I've tried various things to get rid of it but nothing has worked! Please help any advice much appreciated... it's only now I've started ...
I have been on Tamsulosin for almost 10 months. However, I have noticed in the last few weeks of itching. I have also noticed some rashes in my scrap. I just took a dose tonight and started noticing this weard sensation and feeling as if ants are crawling over me. I took a Benadryl to help ...
I had my gallbladder removed and had a problem with chronic diarrhea. I also have high cholesterol. My doctor put me on cholesterol medication called Welchol. At first, it was wonderful because it stopped me from having diarrhea so much. But now my skin itches everywhere even in my scalp.