A study for a 48 year old woman who takes Tamoxifen Citrate - from FDA reports

3,324 females aged 48 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 48 year old female patient who has Breast Cancer. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jul, 21, 2018

3,324 females aged 48 (±5) who take Tamoxifen Citrate are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Tamoxifen Citrate for a 48-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 48
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Breast Cancer
  • Drugs taken:
    • Tamoxifen Citrate (tamoxifen citrate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pain in extremity
  3. Weakness
  4. Electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  5. Wound infection
1 - 6 months:
  1. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  2. Hot flush (sudden feelings of heat)
  3. Constipation
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. High blood pressure
6 - 12 months:
  1. Gums - swollen
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  4. Hair loss
  5. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Depression
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Aseptic necrosis (the death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Acute myeloid leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts)
2 - 5 years:
  1. Joint pain
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Metastases to bone (cancer spreads to bone)
  4. Hair loss
  5. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Fever
  2. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
  3. Bone scan abnormal
  4. Dizziness
  5. Injury
10+ years:
  1. Breast cancer recurrent
  2. Bone pain
  3. High blood cholesterol
  4. Breathing difficulty
  5. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
not specified:
  1. Pain
  2. Bone disorder
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Joint pain
  5. Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 203 people, 6.11%
  2. Depression : 185 people, 5.57%
  3. Breast Cancer Metastatic : 168 people, 5.05%
  4. Pain : 108 people, 3.25%
  5. Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour): 94 people, 2.83%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa (539 people, 16.22%)
  2. Aredia (324 people, 9.75%)
  3. Arimidex (288 people, 8.66%)
  4. Herceptin (271 people, 8.15%)
  5. Taxotere (261 people, 7.85%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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