Will let u guys know if rash cleared up.
Recently, I have developed little bumps, some red, some not, on my right arm and shoulder. My scalp got so bad I had to go to the GP and I am on a short term treatment of steroid lotion which is helping but I don't know if it will last. I don't see my oncologist until January so I may have to call him!
She would like to be able to resume tamoxifen to avoid surgery, but I cannot completely rule out allergy and there are no medical alternatives. Medical Dictionary or A-Z List. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
What should I avoid while taking tamoxifen Soltamox? A prospective study involving 63 patients evaluated the risk of ocular toxicity due to tamoxifen 20 mg daily for a mean duration of 25 months range: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect.
I performed skin prick testing with the tamoxifen generic, made by Mylan Pharmaceuticals, white in colorand she was negative, as was the nurse who was pricked as well to act as a control.
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However, the benefits of therapy in a life threatening situation or a serious disease, may outweigh the potential risk. Adverse reactions to tamoxifen are relatively mild and rarely severe enough to require discontinuation of treatment in breast cancer patients. There is somehing specific to Zyrtec that helps skin issues, however it does make you sleepy I have had so many cancer deaths in my family that I am terrified to stop taking the tamoxifin despite the allergic reaction, severe joint pain, and forgetfullness.
This option, of course, is not desirable for her. My head was getting inflamed and scaly with showers of dandruff so I hope it clears up.
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My patient is a 40 yr old woman who was diagnosed with breast cancer this past spring. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. It turns out that it is shingles - I am gutted, just finished rads 6 weeks ago and chemo in April so this is just what I don't want to help my recovery.
What happens if I overdose Soltamox? Where can I get more information? Soltamox Side Effects Center.
My scalp and neck are so itchy that i can't hardly stand it. Common side effects of Soltamox include:. Log in to post a reply Nov 2, As to your post-surgery rash I wonder whether you might have a problem with an antibotic you've gotten? You may also need to have a pregnancy test before you start taking tamoxifen, to make sure you are not pregnant.
No visible rash - like sirsmom said - but nothing can relieve it.