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What are the common side effects of tamoxifen?

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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
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In brief: Menopausal symptoms

The most common side effects of tamoxifen include hot flashes, changes in menstrual period, vaginal dryness, headaches, fatigue, and GI upset.
Less common but more serious side effects include blood clots, strokes, uterine cancer, and cataracts.

In brief: Menopausal symptoms

The most common side effects of tamoxifen include hot flashes, changes in menstrual period, vaginal dryness, headaches, fatigue, and GI upset.
Less common but more serious side effects include blood clots, strokes, uterine cancer, and cataracts.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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Dr. Eric Brown
Breast Surgery

In brief: Multiple

Most are not limiting.
It is important to remember the effectiveness of tamoxifen. In breast can er treatment, the overall improvement in distant recurrence and survival is related more to tamoxifen than chemotherapy. Common side effects are hot flashes, increase risk of developing blood clots and uterine cancer.

In brief: Multiple

Most are not limiting.
It is important to remember the effectiveness of tamoxifen. In breast can er treatment, the overall improvement in distant recurrence and survival is related more to tamoxifen than chemotherapy. Common side effects are hot flashes, increase risk of developing blood clots and uterine cancer.
Dr. Eric Brown
Dr. Eric Brown
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