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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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Does Tamoxifen cause Dry Mouth ?

#92 in Tamoxifen discussions - 216 posts discuss Dry Mouth with Tamoxifen. Dry Mouth is #92 concern in Tamoxifen discussions.
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Rosie
Dry mouth by Tampxifen
I started to take Tamoxifen soon after my breast cancer operation .them I star to get side effects of vaginal discharge hot flushes and I was sick and filling blotted .so I had a word with my nurse and she advice me take the table at night and not in the morning .most of my side effects has despaired but now I got a very dry mouth
August 19, 2014
I feel like my mouth and throat are sticking together. I feel like there are rough dry spots that move around. ;-(
Lib
August 5, 2014
Yes I have the same dry mouth is very bad at night
July 19, 2014
I wake up at night so thirsty, I feel like I have been out in the desert. I chug down a bottle of water throughout the night. Now that causes me to have to run to the bathroom usually three times a night
Heather
July 18, 2014
I have dry mouth, too, mostly at night. Sometimes it gets so bad my mouth is almost glued shut.
July 15, 2014
I have it only at night, but its so bad that I have to keep gum or candy in my mouth. not every night, but most. It may be because I am not hydrating well enough during the day too.
liz
June 16, 2014
I too have a very dry mouth and im finding eating more fruit watermelon is great it helps to quench the that incredible thirst too I hope that helps

" ...off for 4 years and i find it does the opposite.... its very drying effects... constipation, dry itchy skin, dry mouth,... "

" ...up to 50mg and after going on to Letrozole after Tamoxifen I am getting such a dry mouth etc and well as ...diagnosed with Burning Mouth Syndrome and am on 10mg of Nortriptyline which probably... "
liz
June 16, 2014
I suffer from dry mouth and im sure its from tomoxifen I now have lots of icecream but better still is more fruit watermelon is the best it helps with the incredible thirst too hope that help you too

" Tamoxifen dry mouth. Any solution? Hi Mandeec, Did you have chemo before starting Tamoxifen? I had a really dry mouth for months following FEC and ...whether the FEC or Tamoxifen was to blame. It... "

" ...was on Tamoxifen and literally dripping round the clock. It stopped the sweating and the only side effect was a dry mouth which chewing... "

" ...should say that about a dry mouth Jewly... I have a dry mouth all the time now since I started taking the tamoxifen. I'm guessing that is what... "

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" I am on tamoxifen. I started taking the drug in mid-March. The only side effects I've noticed are fatigue( slight) and dry mouth. I found, since taking the... "

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" ...but now two months later, without having been on any meds at all, she is experiencing diarehhea, joint pain, dry mouth and dehydration. does anyone know anything about xeloda, or other meds,... "

" ...antidepressants, they also work well on pain mgmt - I took nortriptyline for ...very similar to tamox. pain. So that might be a good fall back. I just got tired of the dry mouth and of feeling... "

" ...what I have heard and read that the current thinking is to put us on tamoxifen for ...taking tamoxifen but the only side effects I seem to get are a dry mouth, slightly odd taste and afew hot fl... "

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