Generic Name - Tamoxifen
Category - Antineoplastic, immunosuppressant medication
Generic for Nolvadex* is indicated to treat breast cancer in women or men. Tamoxifen (Generic for Nolvadex*) blocks the effects of estrogen hormone in the body. This drug may reduce the chance of breast cancer coming back in women previously treated with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy. This drug may also help prevent breast cancer in certain women with a high risk of developing breast cancer.
Generic for Nolvadex* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Nolvadex* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic Nitrofurantoin should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
-Cataracts or impaired eyesight
-Endometriosis, uterine fibroids
-High calcium levels
-Irregular menstrual cycles
It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following medication.
Generic for Nolvadex* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericNolvadex*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Nolvadex* for breast cancer is 20 to 40 milligrams. If you are taking more than 20 milligrams a day, your doctor will have you divide the total into 2 smaller doses taken in the morning and evening.
Generic for Nolvadex* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Nolvadex* side Effects include changes in your menstrual cycle, changes in vaginal discharge, changes in vision, confusion, difficulty walking or talking, difficulty breathing and excessive thirst.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Nolvadex*.
Generic for Nolvadex* and Pregnancy
It is recommended not to use Generic for Nolvadex* during pregnancy because the drug could harm the unborn child.
Generic for Nolvadex* and Breastfeeding
Because Generic for Nolvadex* might cause serious harm to a nursing infant, you should not breastfeed your baby while taking this drug. Hence, if this medication is essential to your health, your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding until your treatment is finished.
Generic for Nolvadex* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Nolvadex* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Nolvadex* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Nolvadex* in geriatric patients have not been established
The above information about Generic for Nolvadex* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.