Nolvadex side effects - from FDA reports


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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 4,941 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 5,003 users)

On Jan, 11, 2018

4,941 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
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • renal failure
  • choroiditis
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • organising pneumonia
  • pleural effusion
  • rash
  • weight increased
1 - 6 months:
  • urticaria
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • bone callus excessive
  • visual acuity reduced
  • weight increased
  • yellow skin
  • alanine aminotransferase abnormal
  • arthralgia
  • bone disorder
  • cerebral venous thrombosis
6 - 12 months:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombocytopenia
  • acute leukaemia
  • cellulitis
  • orthostatic hypotension
  • pyrexia
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • agranulocytosis
  • arthralgia
  • autoimmune neutropenia
1 - 2 years:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • metrorrhagia
  • alopecia
  • hepatic steatosis
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • abscess oral
  • anaemia
  • endometrial hypertrophy
  • hepatic failure
2 - 5 years:
  • uterine polyp
  • cerebral infarction
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • cyst
  • pulmonary embolism
  • hepatic steatosis
  • tooth extraction
  • arthralgia
  • endometrial cancer
  • uterine cancer
5 - 10 years:
  • uterine polyp
  • weight increased
  • osteoporosis
  • pleural effusion
  • transient ischaemic attack
  • vaginal cancer
  • cataract
  • cutaneous lupus erythematosus
  • wrist fracture
  • endometrial hyperplasia
10+ years:
  • chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • myalgia
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • cervix carcinoma
  • endometrial cancer
  • haemolytic anaemia
  • neoplasm malignant
  • vulvitis
not specified:
  • death
  • weight increased
  • venous thrombosis deep limb
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • uterine polyp
  • weight decreased
  • breast cancer stage iv
  • nausea
  • thrombocytopenia

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • death
  • weight increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • uterine polyp
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • venous thrombosis deep limb
  • weight decreased
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • breast cancer stage iv
  • thrombocytopenia
male:
  • death
  • osteoporosis
  • toothache
  • prostate cancer
  • pulmonary embolism
  • anxiety disorder
  • malaise
  • memory impairment
  • weight increased
  • lung disorder

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • pleural effusion
  • uterine polyp
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • cervical polyp
  • laryngeal granuloma
  • menorrhagia
  • osteoporosis
  • angle closure glaucoma
  • cerebral infarction
  • cervix carcinoma
2-9:
  • accidental overdose
10-19:
  • faecaloma
  • tumour marker increased
20-29:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • anxiety disorder
  • weight increased
  • rhabdomyolysis
  • epilepsy
  • haemoptysis
  • impaired healing
  • multiple congenital abnormalities
  • retinal detachment
  • sleep disorder
30-39:
  • death
  • weight increased
  • interstitial lung disease
  • urinary retention
  • abasia
  • back pain
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura
  • tremor
  • vulvovaginal dryness
40-49:
  • death
  • weight increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • acute myeloid leukaemia
  • uterine polyp
  • anaemia
  • upper respiratory tract inflammation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • arthralgia
  • cerebral infarction
50-59:
  • weight increased
  • death
  • uterine polyp
  • endometrial hyperplasia
  • pyrexia
  • tooth extraction
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • venous thrombosis deep limb
  • thrombocytopenia
  • deep vein thrombosis
60+:
  • death
  • pulmonary embolism
  • venous thrombosis deep limb
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • uterine polyp
  • breast cancer stage iv
  • weight decreased
  • thrombocytopenia
  • transient ischaemic attack

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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