The nurse is caring for a patient taking tamoxifen for the prevention of breast cancer. Which of the following would indicate that the patient is experiencing a side effect of tamoxifen?



•The most common side effects of tamoxifen include flushing, altered menses, amenorrhea, bone pain, and nausea.

•Constipation, confusion, and arrhythmias are not common side effects of tamoxifen.

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