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 Sinus Infections ?

#162 in Tamoxifen discussions - 100 posts discuss Sinus Infections with Tamoxifen. Sinus Infections is #162 concern in Tamoxifen discussions.
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two weeks ago and now have a really bad sinus infection...
" ...Tamoxifen about two weeks ago and now have a really bad sinus infection. I... "

5 years. The past 2 years I have had more sinus infections...
" ...having had chemo, radiation and tamoxifen for 5 years. The past 2 years I have had more sinus infections than in my whole life ...found themselves having more sinus infections than ever before?... "

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Do you think it is possible that you have a sinus infection...
" ...Tamoxifen for less than a month now, has anyone experienced a weird smell that? It doesnt list this as a side effect. Do you think it is possible that ... "

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some hot flashes at night with the tamoxifen and then none...
" ...had some hot flashes at night with the tamoxifen and then ...until I got a sinus infection-- then they started all over again. I took ativan at night to get to sleep and eventually they dissipat... "

I'm 43, and suffering horrible menopausal symptoms...
" ...and am on Tamoxifen. I'm 43, and suffering horrible menopausal symptoms. I am coping with it all though, and doing really well in a new ...rumble around my body causing sinusitis, chest infectio... "

I might be allergic to Tamoxifen, and she laughed and said...
" ...the armpit area. I have been exercising and the swelling has gone down in ...am down with a horrid sinus infection. To add to that, the ...if I might be allergic to Tamoxifen, and she laugh... "

you have already started taking Tamoxifen, you will need to...
" ...have already started taking Tamoxifen, you will need ...chemical since Benedryl is a Tamoxifen absorption inhibitor and ...follow when you are getting a cold/sinus infection/bronchitis of OTC... "

am getting used to the Tamoxifen, but did find that...
" ...after all the worrying. I suffer with sinusitis sometimes, can be a right pain. I find Tescos cold relief tablets are amazing (and ...crossed.I am getting used to the Tamoxifen, but did find tha... "

itching (my bodily response to what the tamoxifen is...
" ...to mess with sinus infections since it's so ...week since my allergic itching (my bodily response to what the tamoxifen is doing with my ...issue (from my friend tamoxifen) once starting a co... "

easier--I had already gone through 3 months of hot flash...
" ...of that my initiation into Tamoxifen was perhaps easier--I had already gone through 3 months of hot flashes and a couple ...told me not to take tamoxifen--gave me loads of fear... "

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