Tamoxifen is taken for: Cancer Breast Cancer

Tamoxifen

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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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got a blood clot because of 2 days tamoxifen, I've heard...
" ...doubt 2 days of tamoxifen would cause blood clots, the ...a swollen ankle and bruises that would would result ...i highly doubt you got a blood clot because of 2 days tamoxifen, I've heard b... "

in the beginning (heavy, prolonged periods, headaches...
" ...tamoxifen for four years and i feel great. i run five miles a day and am thinner than when i started. I did have some side effects in the beginning (heavy, prolonged periods, ... "

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be starting tamoxifen and blood clots was something that...
" Tami, thanks for the info on bruises to the leg. I will soon be starting tamoxifen and blood clots was something that I was very worried about. My job requires that I am on my... "

during chemo. I've been on tamoxifen for almost 1 1/2...
" ...me that most breast cancer patients gained weight. I didn't gain any weight during chemo. I've been on tamoxifen for almost 1 1/2 years and have actually been able to lose weight. My finger and... "

blood!! Tamoxifen can cause headaches and bruising so...
" ...there - it would have shown in your blood!! Tamoxifen can cause headaches and bruising so my Gp said. I too am a hypochondriac since this bloody disease - I think I... "

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effect, but they have switched me to tamoxifen. Call your...
" ...be. I had severe joint pain with arimidex ...switched to aromasin was doing fine on that until after 3 months started having excessive bruising in weird places, ...they have switched me to t... "

bruises, since taking Tamoxifen? This week I have...
" ...allHas anyone else found that they have unexplained bruises, since taking Tamoxifen? This week I have 3 big bruises that have appeared on ...looked both knees were bruised?!I haven't bumped them... "

have now been on Tamoxifen for 3 weeks and I no longer get...
" I have now been on Tamoxifen for 3 weeks and I ...noticed some joint pain and bruising. The joint pain isn't bad ...only twice a week. The bruising just started this week and... "

easily, particularly on my legs. I had a bit of an itch...
" ---While on the subject ---of Tamoxifen. I have only been on it for just over a week but I have started to bruise really easily, particularly on my legs. I had a bit of an itch, sctarched it and it... "

The bruising is a side effect of Tamoxifen. I bruise...
" ...is a side effect of Tamoxifen. I bruise easily and even when I have a breast check up, I am left with four finger shaped bruises from where the Consultant has moved my arm!!!! I always got... "

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