Given medication has an active ingredient Tamoxifen Citrate. This ingredient is a nonsteroidal selective estrogen receptor modulator. It acts by inhibiting the binding of estradiol to estrogen receptors to prevent the receptor from binding to the estrogen-response element on DNA. As a consequence, a reduction in DNA synthesis occurs and cellular response to estrogen. It up-regulates the production of transforming growth factor B, a factor that inhibits tumor cell growth, and down-regulates insulin-like growth factor 1, a factor. It also stimulates breast cancer cell growth.
This mentioned medication is indicated for the treatment of breast cancer. Nolvadex is also used to decrease the risks of breast cancer in high-risk people. It blocks the growth of breast cancer by interfering with the effects of estrogen in the breast tissue.
- Hot Flashes
- Upset Stomach Or Throwing Up
- Back, Bone, Or Muscle Pain
- Weight Gain Or Loss
- Feeling Tired Or Weak
- Diarrhea Or Constipation
- Trouble Sleeping
Tamoxifen composed of medicine is approved to treat breast cancer. This drug is also indicated to reduce the chances of breast cancer in high-risk people. Nolvadex acts by blocking the growth of breast cancer which works by interfering with the effects of estrogen in the breast tissue.
This cancer-treating medicine is available in dosages as given below:
- 10 mg: This drug is to be taken orally once or twice a day with or without food for 5 years, or as directed by the doctor
- 20 mg: It is to be consumed orally once or twice a day as prescribed by the doctor
Given drug is not recommended in people with a known history of venous thromboembolic events. Discuss the medical history with the doctor before consuming this pill.