Tamoxifen 10mg

$150.00

Tamoxifen is a medication commonly used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to decrease the chance of breast cancer coming back in women who have received treatment for the disease. It may also help prevent breast cancer in women who have a high risk of developing breast cancer.

Generic Name : Tamoxifen

Brand Names : Nolvadex, Tamfen, Cytotam

Description

SIDE EFFECTS :

Tamoxifen has the following side effects : Hot flushes, oedema, fluid retention, dry skin, vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, pruritus vulvae, GI upsets, nausea, dizziness, rashes, blurred vision, loss of acuity, alopecia, increased liver enzymes, hypertriglyceridaemia, uterine fibroids and endometrial hyperplasia. Potentially Fatal: Blood dyscrasias, cholestasis, hepatitis, hypercalcaemia in patients with bone metastasis, thromboembolic events. Increased risk of endometrial cancer and uterine sarcoma. watch for more effects.

DRUG INTERACTIONS OF TAMOXIFEN:

Aminoglutethimide reduces plasma-tamoxifene concentration. Potentially Fatal: Concurrent use increased anticoagulant effect of warfarin; increased risk of thromboembolic events with other cytotoxic drugs.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF TAMOXIFEN:

Pregnancy and lactation. History of thromboembolic events.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS FOR THIS DRUG:

Perform routine haematological and liver function tests in long-term therapy. Gynaecological monitoring is necessary in women.

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.

Some products that may interact with this drug are: anastrozole, “blood thinners” (e.g., warfarin), estrogens, letrozole, hormonal forms of birth control (e.g., birth control pills, patches, implants), ribociclib.

Other medications can affect the removal of tamoxifen from your body, which may affect how tamoxifen works. Examples include cimetidine, mitotane, rifamycins (e.g., rifampin), SSRI antidepressants (e.g., fluoxetine, paroxetine), St. John’s wort, drugs used to treat seizures (e.g., carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone), among others.

This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including thyroid tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug.