PMID: 1311624Mar 15, 1992Paper

Organic delusional syndrome associated with tamoxifen treatment

Cancer
I G RonS Chaitchik

Abstract

The authors describe two cases of tamoxifen-induced organic delusional syndrome that resulted from administration of 40 mg daily for the adjuvant treatment of breast carcinoma. After discontinuation of the tamoxifen therapy, the psychiatric episode resolved within 2 to 4 weeks. Because tamoxifen might cause delusional syndrome, the authors recommend full psychiatric evaluation in appropriate cases.

Citations

Feb 1, 1994·Breast Cancer Research and Treatment·L Hilakivi-ClarkeM E Lippman
Nov 28, 2001·Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica·V Mahé, A Dumaine

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