|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.36||US$ 10.70||
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.36||US$ 21.38||
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.36||US$ 32.07||
|US Brand Name||Nolvadex|
|Generic Name||Tamoxifen Citrate|
Tamodex 20 mg
Tamodex 20 mg contains the active ingredient Tamoxifen, which is an anti-estrogen treatment for breast cancer. It is used for the prevention of breast cancer in women who are at moderate or high risk. It has been the treatment of choice for all stages of breast cancer for nearly a decade. Several women have received this hormonal therapy worldwide to treat carcinoma of the breast. The medicine has a good tolerability profile and has proven to be extremely beneficial for breast cancer patients. It allows disease-free survival and reduces the incidence of recurrence. The pharmacological action of the drug is to block the effects of estrogens that promote the growth of breast cancer.
How to use Tamodex 20 mg?
Tamodex is a type of hormone therapy given to treat breast cancer in both premenopausal and postmenopausal women. It lowers the risk of breast cancer recurrence, growth of cancer cells in the opposite breast, and death from breast cancer. The active ingredient of the medicine is Tamoxifen, which is the most prescribed anti-estrogen drug. It is approved by the US FDA to treat women with hormone receptor-positive, early-stage breast cancer after chemotherapy and radiation to reduce the chance of recurrence. Your doctor may also prescribe Tamoxifen therapy if you have diagnosed with advanced-stage or metastatic hormone-receptor-positive disease.
Mechanism of Action
For some women, with breast cancer, following Tamoxifen therapy for ten years after primary treatment leads to a more significant reduction in recurrence and death associated linked with breast cancer. Tamodex stops estrogen from connecting to the cancer cells and allow them to grow and divide. Tamoxifen plays the role of the anti-estrogen agent in breast cells and prevents the growth of cancer cells. For women with hormone-positive breast cancer treated with surgery, Tamoxifen can help lower the chances of cancer coming back and raise the chances of living longer.
Most doctors recommend taking Tamodex 20 mg once daily at the same time each day. It should not be taken if a woman is pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to get pregnant if there is a chance that you could be pregnant. Anticancer medication may cause damage to developing the embryo. One should use an effective birth control method, such as condom or anon hormonal I.U.D while receiving Tamoxifen therapy. One can also consult a doctor regarding the use of a non-hormonal birth control method.
Possible Side Effects Tamodex 20 mg
Tamodex can cause serious side effects, including blood clots, stroke, and endometrial cancer. If you and your health care specialist are considering Tamodex as part of breast cancer treatment plan, then it is important to let your health care specialist known about your smoking habits, or if you have a history of blood clots. Call your health care specialist if you notice any of the following while receiving Tamoxifen therapy:
1. Severe headache
2. Chest pain
3. Shortness of breath
5. vision problems
6. difficulty speaking
7. leg swelling pain in the pelvis
8. abnormal vaginal bleeding or discharge
The common side effects of Tamoxifen include fatigue, hot flashes, increased bone pain, mood swings, depression, headache., dry skin, nausea, constipation, hair thinning, etc.