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Remifemin Side Effects

Common Remifemin Side Effects


The most commonly reported Remifemin side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Uterine Polyp (3)
Postmenopausal Haemorrhage (3)
Hot Flush (2)
Intestinal Obstruction (1)
Abdominal Pain (1)
Ischaemic Stroke (1)
Breast Cancer In Situ (1)
Disease Recurrence (1)
Cyst (1)
Liver Injury (1)
Benign Lymph Node Neoplasm (1)
Uterine Enlargement (1)
Oral Pain (1)
Menopausal Symptoms (1)
Melanosis Coli (1)
Osteomyelitis (1)
Urinary Tract Infection (1)
Vertigo (1)
Uterine Disorder (1)
Vulvovaginal Dryness (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Remifemin Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Remifemin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Remifemin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Ischaemic Stroke
This is a report of a 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from GERMANY, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Remifemin (dosage: NA, start time: Oct 27, 2006), combined with:
  • Tilidin
  • Digoxin
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Ischaemic Stroke
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Remifemin treatment in female patients, resulting in ischaemic stroke side effect. The patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Intestinal Obstruction, Osteomyelitis, Vertigo, Urinary Tract Infection, Benign Lymph Node Neoplasm, Melanosis Coli, Vulvovaginal Dryness, Cyst, Oral Pain
This report suggests a potential Remifemin Intestinal Obstruction, Osteomyelitis, Vertigo, Urinary Tract Infection, Benign Lymph Node Neoplasm, Melanosis Coli, Vulvovaginal Dryness, Cyst, Oral Pain side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Remifemin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 01, 1995. Soon after starting Remifemin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Vertigo
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Benign Lymph Node Neoplasm
  • Melanosis Coli
  • Vulvovaginal Dryness
  • Cyst
  • Oral Pain
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Premarin
  • Didronel
The patient was hospitalized and became disabled. Although Remifemin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as intestinal obstruction, may still occur.

Abdominal Pain, Fatigue, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Liver Injury, Weight Increased
This Abdominal Pain, Fatigue, Hepatic Enzyme Increased, Liver Injury, Weight Increased problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 51-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Sep 01, 2004 this consumer started treatment with Remifemin (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Trazodone Hcl
  • Celexa
  • Lexapro
  • Lescol
  • Fosamax
When commencing Remifemin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Fatigue
  • Hepatic Enzyme Increased
  • Liver Injury
  • Weight Increased
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as abdominal pain, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Breast Cancer In Situ
This is a report of a 55-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from . The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: menopausal symptoms and was treated with Remifemin (dosage: NA) starting Nov 01, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Ecotrin Adult Low Strength Tablets
  • Caltrate
  • Multi-vitamin
  • Omega 3 Fish Oil
  • Fibercon
  • Policosanol
  • Glucosamine/chondroitin
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Breast Cancer In Situ
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Remifemin treatment could cause the above reactions, including breast cancer in situ, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Disease Recurrence, Hot Flush, Postmenopausal Haemorrhage, Uterine Disorder, Uterine Polyp
A 66-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from with the following symptoms/conditions: menopause started Remifemin Tablet (cimicifuga) treatment (dosage: Oral) on Jan 01, 2001. Soon after starting Remifemin Tablet (cimicifuga) treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Disease Recurrence
  • Hot Flush
  • Postmenopausal Haemorrhage
  • Uterine Disorder
  • Uterine Polyp
Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some female patients could be more vulnerable to Remifemin Tablet (cimicifuga).

Endometrial Hypertrophy, Hot Flush, Postmenopausal Haemorrhage, Uterine Polyp
A 66-year-old female patient from (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: NA and was treated with Remifemin Tablet(dosage: Qd;). The treatment was initiated on Jan 01, 2001. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Endometrial Hypertrophy
  • Hot Flush
  • Postmenopausal Haemorrhage
  • Uterine Polyp
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Remifemin Tablet efficacy:
  • Estradiol (Qd; Po)
  • Lansoprazole
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Atenolol
  • Norethindrone (5 Mg; Qd)


Haemorrhage, Menopausal Symptoms, Postmenopausal Haemorrhage, Uterine Enlargement, Uterine Polyp
In this report, Remifemin was administered for the following condition: NA.A 66-year-old female consumer from (weight: NA) started Remifemin treatment (dosage: NA) on Jan 01, 2001.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Haemorrhage
  • Menopausal Symptoms
  • Postmenopausal Haemorrhage
  • Uterine Enlargement
  • Uterine Polyp
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Estradiol
  • Norethindrone (5mg Per Day)
  • Prevacid
  • Levoxyl
  • Atenolol
Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Remifemin treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).



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