Tamoxifen for Breast cancer treatment

We have 283 consumer reports for treatment of Breast cancer with Tamoxifen. Breast cancer used in 85% of cases.

Patients statistics on Breast cancer for Tamoxifen

Female
Male

Average weight in Lbs
156.98
206.13

Average height in Ft
5′ 5″
5′ 7″

Average age
57
58

Tamoxifen Circle Diagram 240 consumers of 283 reported about Breast cancer

  1. Elinor E. Conte says:
    2.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Metastasis; Breast cancer

    Zometa: at the first application for 3 days heavy body aches, chills, general malaise, a few days or weeks later changing complaints to bones and joints, which disappeared after 14 days again. Tip: Zometa is routinely added to 100 ml of solution within 15 minutes. For me, the side effects were significantly less after I was given the 500 ml infusion over 1.5 hours. Tamoxifen: hot flashes, hair grows only very slightly, weight gain despite permanent diet (started only after 1 year) Zoladex: as well (I can not distinguish which side effects of which drug come, since I get both at the same time)

  2. Eileen E. Ryan says:
    3.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Metastasis; Breast cancer

    Zoladex and Tamoxifen: Initially stronger hot flashes. But this has reduced in the course of time start, or completely laid down Otherwise no other side effects. Arimidex and Bondronat: no side effects – so far.

    Side effects: Hot flashes
  3. Jennifer L. Carmen says:
    3.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    After the breast op. chemo and 38 irradiations everything survived. However, the tamoxifen makes me very busy. Since taking 2.5 years ago, I have extreme bones and joint pain, there are still strong hot flashes, so that in medium-heavy work, the water just runs and sleep is completely out of the question. It takes all the strength out of everyone, which of course has an effect on my work (I’m tired fast and powerless)

  4. Michele M. Tribble says:
    4.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    From the Zoladex I got the osteoporosis, which would have been avoidable if the doctor had informed me better and provided with additional vitamin D. Unfortunately, I did not come up with such an idea and when I thought it was too late because of constant bone pain. Zoladex helped me defeat the cancer, but as I said, this side effect was kept from me. Osteoporosis is now treated with Aclasta. Devil stuff that! For me very effective (no more breaks, standstill of osteoporosis) but holla the side effects! I always plan a weekend as a case of infusion. High fever, now also itching rash / wheals, miserable, miserable. But after about 48 hours everything is over. Always better than breaks. But: very high risk for the kidneys, will discuss itself again if after two years Bonviva is not going again. It annoys the 3-month infusions, but I had no noticeable side effects.

    Side effects: Fever
  5. Doris G. Maple says:
    3.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    strong dizziness since Herceptin. Since taking Tamoxifen and Herceptin I have a headache, shivering, weight loss, currently. Nausea, strong physical tension just can not relax, high blood pressure, brittle fingernails. I started Tamoxifen at the end of August and now have Herceptin twice before me.

  6. Raquel T. Paiz says:
    4.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    I take Tamoxifen 20mg are January, so only 6 months. In the beginning there were no side effects. After about 2 months, I got a push under the true costal arch. The liver values were ok and also when pressing by the doctor nothing conspicuous. Since the pressing did not go away I researched on the Internet and found that other women were like that. One recommended milk thistle extract as this helps the liver to detoxify. I started to take these and now the pressure is gone. For over a week now and then I now have a slight dizziness, from time to time to have the feeling of cotton in my head and I also find slight memory difficulties. If it stays with the symptoms udn not get any more, I can live with it.

    Side effects: Memory problems; Dizziness
  7. Maria G. Nemeth says:
    3.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    After my breast surgery, I was prescribed tamoxifen, the drug should take 5 years. After a short time I got to the hot flashes, water retention in the legs and stomach. Pain in the joints. Memory disorders and increased RR values. I discontinued the medication after 3 months. Every 3 months in the oncologist, blood tests are great. Diet changed, feel fit and slim through metabolic power. Life energy great, like never before. Sports and working is really fun.

  8. Elda J. Martin says:
    1.5 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    in addition to hot flashes, sleep disorders, dizziness, water retention in the legs, pain in the joints, heels, legs, back, weight gain of 25kg, irritability, forgetfulness, difficulty concentrating, mood swings, vision problems, lymphedema after removal of the port in the right arm (right-handed), u.s.w. When will that stop? By sweating at night, breathing problems, The pain in the bones are so strong that I often can hardly walk. Especially if you have been sitting for a long time, nothing works anymore. I am constantly tired and chipped off.

  9. Brian C. Pasko says:
    4.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    Hello, I had breast cancer 3 years ago in the initial stage in the left breast. Luckily, I did not need chemo or radiation, but I was operated on. My left breast was completely cleared and rebuilt with an implant which also took a bit of muscle out of my back. Since 3 years I take the drug Tamoxifen where I have to fight with some real. I have gained weight through healthy Apettit 🙂 the stuff is really hungry …. Hot flash, I’m a lot tired and sometimes really pretty irritated. My rule is very irregular. But I comfort myself with the fact that I have to endure it only 2 years and my best friend is always there for me …. no matter how I look …. no matter how I am on it. I hope I could give you all a little courage. My favorite quote: DO NOT DREAM YOUR LIFE LIFE YOUR DREAM!

    Side effects: Irritability; Fatigue; Hot flashes
  10. Joan J. Bowers says:
    3.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    I have been taking Tamoxifen since July 2010. I have hot flashes mainly at night and joint pain in my legs, which are bearable. Before the start of therapy I had strong and frequent hot flashes, also during the day, which has improved since taking tamoxifen. Weight loss up to now about 5 kg. I have the feeling that my general condition has improved since starting tamoxifen therapy. However, I realized now that my fingernails splinter and my hair is not so good to style. I hope that will happen again in the course of the therapy. Otherwise, I hope the drug works.

  11. Laura B. Midkiff says:
    3.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    I can only experience to the contrary that I lost 8kg in 18months without change of diet, did not have any more mastopathies which were very painful and after 15 months the period did not materialize, which I found very positive. Disadvantage is the joint and bone pain (where I possibly tamoxifen absetze) because I work in amb. Nursing work, where much physical use is verlant. Hitzwallung I did not feel annoying.

  12. Chrystal J. Cage says:
    2.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    after chemo + irradiation since 2004 tamoxifen.No weight gain but skin dryness on the body, hair growing like weeds. (were never so beautiful.) However, cough since taking, fatigue, skin aging, bone pain especially in the hands and shoulders, bladder weakness (doctor says: through the hormone withdrawal). Otherwise, no further incidents, so the medi can recommend. I’m done with it soon and would do it again. All follow-up examinations were great, wish all concerned the same ……

  13. Sandra B. Wood says:
    4.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    Nausea in the first few months, dry skin, brittle fingernails, muscle u. Joint pain in arms, hands u. Feet. No weight gain, no vaginal dryness, no libido loss. Take the drug with conviction and do not suffer from depression. However, after about 1 year cough has become noticeable, which has remained until today. After 5 years I will discontinue the drug because it is exhausted in terms of performance.

    Side effects: To cough; Skin dryness; Nausea
  14. Lindsey D. Morton says:
    4.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    I had just a double Lundegnembolie, am & lt; Friday from the hospital back with a giant oxygen bottle plus small to go out !!! I refuse to continue tamoxifen nor any other remedy. I’ve got that. I had a short breath that I could not walk 4 paces anymore. stinging pain in the back when coughing …

  15. Frances S. Slavin says:
    4.0 rating

    Tamoxifen for Breast cancer

    After chemotherapy and radiation I started tamoxifen. Since then, my eyes have become much worse. In addition, I suffer from edema, weight gain, numb feet and fingers, hair loss, vaginal dryness and bone pain. I hope that over time it will be possible to work normally again. At the moment, I struggle to do anything for a few hours a day.