Experiences with Tamoxifen experiences

    • Kimba33
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    6 months ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Weight gain, got cataracts, brain fog, joint pain, quit taking after 3 years, not worth the risks

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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  1. almost 3 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    a lot of bone pain all over ( I already have Fibromyalgia, OA, DJD and spondylosis of the spine), messes with my memory and word fin...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • ehope
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    about 3 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Had allergic reaction to it. ..

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • LisaS640
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carc...
    over 3 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Just started Tamoxifen this past Monday. So far no side effects, but I know it may take awhile. I hope this little pill is kind to...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • LoriN
    • Experience with Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    over 3 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Not sure about this yet. I've been on Tamoxifen for a year and a half now. The chemo pushed me in to early menopause and the hot fla...

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Agree
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    • Lou
    • Experience with Ductal carcinoma in situ (...
    about 4 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    one pill a day for 5 years

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Disagree
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    • MsScribe
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    had to stop after 2 months - the side effects outweighed the benefits

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    Easy to Do: Disagree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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  2. over 4 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    I took tamoxifen for five years following my radiation as my cancer was ERT positive. The most troubling side effects were hot flas...

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    Easy to Do: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Side Effects: Neutral/NA
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Neutral/NA
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    • ErinJ
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    over 4 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Here comes more weight! Was told I would lose the weight when I completed the five year course of the drug but that did not happen....

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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  3. over 4 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Five year regimen of tamoxifen. No problem.

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    Easy to Do: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Strongly Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • Bathory
    • Experience with Invasive (Infiltrating...
    almost 5 years ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    Tamoxifen therapy began about six weeks after chemo ended.

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    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Agree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Strongly Agree
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    • ndreitz
    • Experience with Breast Cancer
    17 days ago
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    Tamoxifen

    Drug or Chemo Therapy

    This person has yet to add any details about this experience.

    Easy to Do: Agree
    Minimal Side Effects: Disagree
    Minimal Impact to Daily Life: Disagree
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