Tamoxifen (Bulk) Powder Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Generalized Weakness

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Drug-Induced Hot Flashes
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Mood Changes
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Osteoporosis, A Condition Of Weak Bones

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Bone Pain
  • Cough
  • Hair Loss
  • Head Pain
  • Irregular Periods
  • Itching Of The Genital Area
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blood Clot
  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Clot In The Small Veins That Carry Blood To Or From The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Disorder Of The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Inflammation Of The Lung Called Interstitial Pneumonitis
  • Abnormal Function Of The Cornea In The Eye
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • Blockage Of Normal Bile Flow
  • Bullous Pemphigoid
  • Cancer In The Lining Of The Uterus
  • Enlarged Fatty Liver
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • High Amount Of Calcium In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Liver Tissue Death
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Overgrowth Of The Uterine Lining
  • Polyps Of The Lining Of The Uterus Or The Endometrium
  • Prolonged QT Interval On EKG

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Depression
  • Dizziness
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Taste Impairment

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