Nolvadex side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Nolvadex side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Nolvadex. The review is based on 5,057 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Nolvadex

Nolvadex has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Nolvadex 5,120 users)


On Sep, 30, 2018

5,057 people who take Nolvadex are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nolvadex side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Upper respiratory tract inflammation
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Choroiditis (infection of vascular layer of eye)
1 - 6 months:
  • Metastases to liver (cancer spreads to liver)
  • Malignant neoplasm progression (cancer tumour came back)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Bone callus excessive (excessive bony deposit formed between and around the broken ends of bone fractures)
6 - 12 months:
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Acute leukaemia (blood cancer)
  • Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
  • Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Death
  • Weight increased
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • Uterine polyp (a mass in the inner lining of the uterus)
male:
  • Death
  • Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  • Toothache (tooth pain)
  • Prostate cancer
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  • Uterine polyp (a mass in the inner lining of the uterus)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • Cervical polyp (tumour on the surface of the cervical canal)
  • Laryngeal granuloma (a small area of inflammation due to tissue injury in larynx)
2-9:
  • Accidental overdose
10-19:
  • Faecaloma (hard mass of fecal matter)
  • Tumour marker increased

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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