Tamoxifen citrate and Mood swings - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Mood swings is found among people who take Tamoxifen citrate, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Tamoxifen citrate and have Mood swings. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,561 people who have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 18, 2023

10,561 people reported to have side effects when taking Tamoxifen citrate.
Among them, 83 people (0.79%) have Mood swings.

What is Tamoxifen citrate?

Tamoxifen citrate has active ingredients of tamoxifen citrate. It is often used in breast cancer. eHealthMe is studying from 11,746 Tamoxifen citrate users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Mood swings?

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) is found to be associated with 2,788 drugs and 2,115 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Tamoxifen citrate and Mood swings reports submitted per year:

Could Tamoxifen citrate cause Mood swings?

Time on Tamoxifen citrate when people have Mood swings *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:

  • female: 98.61 %
  • male: 1.39 %

Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Tamoxifen citrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 31.25 %
  • 40-49: 26.56 %
  • 50-59: 26.56 %
  • 60+: 15.62 %

Common drugs people take besides Tamoxifen citrate *:

  1. Zometa: 39 people, 46.99%
  2. Oxycontin: 29 people, 34.94%
  3. Zyprexa: 27 people, 32.53%
  4. Ativan: 26 people, 31.33%
  5. Herceptin: 25 people, 30.12%
  6. Skelaxin: 24 people, 28.92%
  7. Compazine: 24 people, 28.92%
  8. Taxotere: 24 people, 28.92%
  9. Lidocaine: 23 people, 27.71%
  10. Gabapentin: 23 people, 27.71%

Common side effects people have besides Mood swings *:

  1. Depression: 43 people, 51.81%
  2. Pain: 42 people, 50.60%
  3. Joint Pain: 42 people, 50.60%
  4. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 39 people, 46.99%
  5. Back Pain: 38 people, 45.78%
  6. Intervertebral Disc Degeneration (spinal disc degeneration): 37 people, 44.58%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 34 people, 40.96%
  8. Memory Loss: 34 people, 40.96%
  9. Osteomyelitis (infection of bone): 33 people, 39.76%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 31 people, 37.35%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Sleep Apnea Syndrome: 14 people, 16.87%
  2. Depression: 13 people, 15.66%
  3. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 11 people, 13.25%
  4. Sleep Disorder: 10 people, 12.05%
  5. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 9 people, 10.84%
  6. Pain: 7 people, 8.43%
  7. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection: 6 people, 7.23%
  8. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 7.23%
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 6 people, 7.23%
  10. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 4 people, 4.82%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Tamoxifen citrate and have Mood swings?

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How to use the study?

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on tamoxifen citrate (the active ingredients of Tamoxifen citrate) and Tamoxifen citrate (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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