Tamoxifen is taken for: Cancer Breast Cancer

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Taken for: Cancer, Breast Cancer
Other names: Nolvadex, Soltamox, Valodex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
Tamoxifen is an receptor antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, hydroxytamoxifen. In other ti...
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Does Tamoxifen cause Arm Pain ?

#149 in Tamoxifen discussions - 126 posts discuss Arm Pain with Tamoxifen. Arm Pain is #149 concern in Tamoxifen discussions.
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was likely caused by radiation. I still have the rib pain...
" ...taking tamoxifen a month ago because of those same pains. I was told the rib pain was likely caused by radiation. I still have the rib pain now but it is nothing compared with the pain in my... "

hair before I started the TAMOXIFEN and notice a thin out...
" ...you feeling today? THERESA..Hope your breast/arm pain clear up very soon and Skip continues to feel better. I had fine hair before I started the TAMOXIFEN and notice a thin out... "

2nd week on Tamoxifen and still tolerating it well. wOOt!!!...
" ...I still have arm pain occasionally from my SNB. 2nd week on Tamoxifen and still tolerating it well. wOOt!!! Janis ...This week I am almost finished peeling.... I... "

but find the actual `nursing` makes my breast and arm ac...
" ...Tamoxifen for 5 yrs. I\\'m a bank staff nurse at a Hospice and have found the physical side of work more difficult than I like to admit-even to myself. I\\'m lucky that I can work as much or as l... "

with elbow joint pain I have had some shooting pains...
" ...ARM PAIN - TAMOXIFEN? Hi I wondered if ...other side and being on Tamoxifen with elbow joint pain I have had some shooting pains down that arm ...I have just finished Tamoxifen and understand... "

- well I think its from that. I am getting pain in my arms...
" ...herceptin. I've had 6 now and so far so good. No side effects at all. Its the tamoxifen that I am getting side effects from - well I think its from that. I am getting pain in my arms wrists... "

Tamoxifen effect on 1 month now) I have some burning but...
" ...lethargic. Last 2 days had some chest pressure feeling after treatment and ...this may be more the Tamoxifen effect on 1 month now) I have some burning but way less than ...(3-4) a day for ar... "

kept me going. I was on Tamoxifen for two years and now I...
" ...years ago last March. The pain in my arm has got much less but ...strength and muscle and get very tired. I feel that the ...kept me going. I was on Tamoxifen for two years and now I am on... "

you aren't taking Tamoxifen, so our causes are probably...
" I have had tremendous pain in my arms and shoulders.  Like you ks, ...sure mine is caused by Tamoxifen, which I have been taking ...I know you aren't taking Tamoxifen, so our causes are... "

not do chemo & have been on Tamox for a little over a year....
" ...do chemo & have been on Tamox for a little over a ...far as supplements, I take 2000iu of vit D & Turmeric. The Vit ...was that it helped lingering \"nerve\" pain in my arm from surgery. Some... "

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