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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of tamoxifen Oral.

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Condition: Breast Cancer
6/27/2014 1:06:21 AM

Reviewer: 6 yrs cancer free, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I took Tamoxifen for 5.5 yrs for treatment of breast cancer after a mastectomy. The only side-effect I noticed was that my post-menopausal hot flashes were a little more frequent. No big deal. Don't be scared off by all the negative posts; I think generally only people with bad experiences post.

Condition: Breast Cancer
6/23/2014 12:23:01 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
had several fevers over 101 and had excruciating bone pain all over making it difficult to sleep or get up from sofa.

Condition: Breast Cancer
5/22/2014 7:06:32 PM

Reviewer: Jeff, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am a 57 year old male who has been taking T for almost 5 yrs. my oncologists (2) now want me to take it for another 5 yrs. I just can't do it! Weight gain (30 lbs), depression, loss of sex drive, achy joints, hot flashes, fatigue-should I go on? Have decided to stop the medication and see what happens! Have read a lot of reviews from women but none from men.

Condition: Breast Cancer
5/11/2014 9:59:20 AM

Reviewer: Graymare, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
my face & hands have a rash & swelling after being in the sun. Has anyone else had this side effect from Tamoxifen? I just started taking it. My dr said not a side effect of drug.

Condition: Breast Cancer
5/7/2014 9:22:54 AM

Reviewer: CandyL79, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I hate this medication. The mood swings and hot flashes are terrible. The only way I can tolerate it is to take something for anxiety. I am considering stopping it.

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