It is not used often in the United States, but toremifene citrate is an FDA approved treatment for metastatic breast cancer. Outside the U.S., this medicine is used for both early-stage and metastatic disease.
Common side effects of toremifene citrate are:
Less common side effects of toremifene citrate are:
- Heart problems
- Eye problems
- Blood clots
- Liver problems
Toremifene citrate can cause changes in your heart rhythm, so let your doctors know if you have a history of irregular heartbeat.
Your doctor, pharmacist or nurse can help you manage your side effects. You can also go to our section on Side Effects for more information.