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Soltamox (Tamoxifen) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients

 
 



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Below are Soltamox (Tamoxifen) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 2 ratings/reviews, Soltamox has an overall score of 7.50. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 8. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Soltamox review by 58 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   breast cancer
Dosage & duration:   20 mg taken daily for the period of 4 years
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none post chemotherapy
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   A non return of breast cancer
Side effects:   night sweats polyps in the womb brought about the menopause weight gain
Comments:   I had a mastectomy and radio therapy followed by 6 months of chemotherapy and then tamoxifen. Weight gain and ceasing mensturation may have been caused byt he combined effects of the chemotherapyt and tamoxifen. Given I had 3 polyps removed it was decided to cease tamoxifen in the 5th year.

 

Soltamox review by 60 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   atypical hyperplasia in breast and hypothyrodism
Dosage & duration:   levothyroxine 50mcg tamoxifen ? (dosage frequency: once per day) for the period of life and 5 yers
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   The tamoxifen has kept my condition (benign) constant and with no signs of maligancy developing for ten years since the discovery of the condition. Levothyroxine raised my levels to normal and I am less fatigued and feeling generally healthy.
Side effects:   There were not side effects
Comments:   I took tamoxifen for 5 years on a daily basis and continue to have biannual checkups. Levothyroxine stared with a 25mcg dosage. A follow up blood work showed the dosage had to be raised to 50 mcg and is what I am now taking.
 


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