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What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. You will need regular pelvic exams, breast exams, and mammograms. If you are taking this medicine to reduce your risk of getting breast cancer, you should know that this medicine does not prevent all types of breast cancer. If breast cancer or other problems occur, there is no guarantee that it will be found at an early stage.

Do not become pregnant while taking this medicine or for 2 months after stopping this medicine. Stop taking this medicine if you get pregnant or think you are pregnant and contact your doctor. This medicine may harm your unborn baby. Women who can possibly become pregnant should use birth control methods that do not use hormones during tamoxifen treatment and for 2 months after therapy has stopped. Talk with your health care provider for birth control advice.

Do not breast feed while taking this medicine.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Because of the way this medicine acts on the body, there is a chance that it might cause unwanted effects that may not occur until months or years after the medicine is used. Tamoxifen increases the chance of cancer of the uterus (womb) in some women taking it. Tamoxifen may cause blockages to form in a vein, lung, or brain. In women, tamoxifen may cause cancer or other problems of the uterus (womb). It also causes liver cancer in rats. In addition, tamoxifen has been reported to cause cataracts and other eye problems. Discuss these possible effects with your doctor.

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Less common or rare


blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin and mucous membranes

blurred vision

cataracts in the eyes or other eye problems

change in vaginal discharge

chest pain






fast heartbeat




lower back or side pain

pain or feeling of pressure in the pelvis

pain or swelling in the legs

pain, redness, or swelling in your arm or leg

painful or difficult urination

rapid shallow breathing

shortness of breath or trouble with breathing

skin rash or itching over the entire body


weakness or sleepiness


vaginal bleeding

yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known



darkened urine


difficulty with breathing



joint or muscle pain

large, hard skin blisters

large hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, and sex organs

loss of appetite


pain in the stomach or side, possibly radiating to the back

red, irritated eyes

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

sore throat

sores, ulcers or white spots in the mouth or on the lips

unusual tiredness or weakness


Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Absent, missed, or irregular periods

decrease in the amount of urine

feeling of warmth

menstrual changes

noisy, rattling breathing

redness of the face, neck, arms and occasionally, upper chest

skin changes

stopping of menstrual bleeding

swelling of the fingers, hands, feet, or lower legs

troubled breathing at rest

weight gain or loss

white or brownish vaginal discharge

Less common or rare

Abdominal or stomach cramps

black, tarry stools

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

bluish color changes in skin color

bone pain

decreased interest in sexual intercourse


feeling sad or empty

hair loss or thinning of the hair


inability to have or keep an erection


itching in the genital area

loss of interest or pleasure

loss in sexual ability, desire, drive, or performance

nausea or vomiting (mild)


pinpoint red spots on the skin

skin rash or dryness

stomach or pelvic discomfort, aching, or heaviness


trouble concentrating

trouble with sleeping

unusual bleeding or bruising

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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