Is there anything I should discuss with my healthcare professional before taking Tamoxifen Citrate?
Taking Tamoxifen Citrate may increase your risk of uterine cancer, stroke or a blood clot in the lung, which can be fatal. Therefore, you should notify your doctor if you suffer from of have suffered from any of the following:
- Liver disease
- High levels of triglycerides (fatty acids) in your blood
- A history of stroke or blood clots
- A history of cataract
- While receiving chemotherapy or radiation treatment
Tamoxifen may also cause liver damage, so your liver function may have to be tested before taking this medication.