LogoSwelling and| Side Effects of Tamoxifen

swelling and tenderness of abdomen caused by endometrial cancer.

What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before using Tamoxifen? Find out about side effects of Tamoxifen: Swelling and tenderness of abdomen caused by endometrial cancer. It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

Female patient reported the following Tamoxifen side effects :swelling and tenderness of abdomen caused by endometrial cancer.

I took Tamoxifen for 6 months to avoid recurrence of breast cancer. After 6 months it was determined that my endometrium had developed several cysts and a total of 4 different diseases - 3 of which were precancerous. I had healthy endometrium in all of my ob/gyn biopsies and during the full body scans I had during cancer treatment.

Medication Dosage: 20mg
Medication Frequency: 1 pill a day
Patient Age: 38
Patient Weight: 155
Other medications: hydrocodone 7.5/500 mg for back pain tramadol for back pain Skelaxin 800 mg as needed for back pain
Diagnosis: Estrogen positive Breast cancer
Pre-existing conditions: Breast cancer 4/2006. Alcohol use: 3 glasses wine per week. Back injury 9/1999.
Hospitalized? Yes full hysterectomy surgery
Life-threatening? Yes endometrial cancer
Disabled? Yes full hysterectomy surgery, inability to have children, onset of severe menopause and age related changes, onset of slow metabolism, significant weight gain
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? Yes full hysterectomy surgery
Other serious medical events? Yes onset of age related degeneration from depleted hormone levels
Died? No

Tamoxifen Patient Forum

View and Report Tamoxifen Side Effects

Your Tamoxifen side effect submission will play a very important role. Reporting your experience could help identify an unknown risk and inform other patients and health care professionals.

View Frequently Reported Tamoxifen Side Effects.
You can Report a Side Effect By Clicking Below or Use a Link for Additional Health Information
Aggression (4)
Dry Cough (4)
Retinal Tear (3)
Eyelids (2)
Hypertension (2)
Ligame (2)
Vertigo (2)
>>View All User Submitted Tamoxifen Side Effects

Additional Tamoxifen Side Effect Reports

Ovarian cysts, lymphadema, myoma of the uterus, hi...

Tamoxifen Common Side Effects


Record and Track Your Side Effects

It is very important to keep track of all side effects and discuss them with your doctor. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Track Your Side Effects - It's Easy and Free. >> Start Today

Already a User? Log In

Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all. PatientsVille on Facebook
PatientsVille on Twitter

Useful Drug Safety Resources

Drug Approvals and Databases

Drug-Related Databases from FDA; Information on Drug Approvals

Drug Safety and Availability

Medication Guides, Drug Shortages, Drug Safety Communications and Other Safety Announcements

Development & Approval Process (Drugs)

Conducting Clinical Trials, Types of Drug Applications, Forms and Submissions Requirements, Labeling Initiatives, Drug and Biologic Approval Reports

Side Effects from Wikipedia