Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Generic Tamoxifen Tablets - Product Information
Generic Tamoxifen (Tamodex tablets) is a medicine used for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer in men and women.
It is also recommended for other conditions, such as infertility in women and mania in bipolar disorder. Generic Tamoxifen Tablets, a nonsteroidal antiestrogen, is used for oral administration. Tamodex is available in tablets of 20 mg. Altamofen manufactured by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare, India is also available in tablets of 20 mg.
Name of Drug
Generic Tamoxifen: We supply Tamodex 20 mg tablets manufactured by Biochem or Altamofen 20 mg manufactured and marketed by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare
Each 20 mg tablet of Tamodex contains 30.4 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate which is equivalent to 20 mg of Tamoxifen.
Manufacturer Of Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in Generic Tamoxifen
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Generic Tamoxifen Tablets (Tamodex ) is Tamoxifen Citrate.
Uses of Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Generic Tamoxifen (Tamodex Tablets) is used for:
- Generic Tamoxifen is effective in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer in women and men.
- Generic Tamoxifen is used for the treatment of early and advanced ER+ (estrogen receptor positive) breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women.
- Generic Tamoxifen is used also for the treatment of male breast cancer.
- Generic Tamoxifen is approved by FDA to prevent breast cancer in women which are at high risk to develop this disease.
- Generic Tamoxifen helps to prevent the development of cancers in the other breast.
- Generic Tamoxifen is an alternative to oophorectomy or ovarian irradiation.
- Generic Tamoxifen is used to treat infertility in women with anovulatory (irregular menstrual cycles, no ovulation) disorders.
- Generic Tamoxifen is effective in treatment of mania in patients with bipolar disorder.
Generic Tamoxifen Dosage
Your Generic Tamoxifen dosage will depend on whether the medication is being used to treat or prevent breast cancer, how severe the breast cancer is, and whether other medications are being taken. A starting dose of 20 mg is common when preventing breast cancer. The Generic Tamoxifen dosage can range from 20 to 40 mg a day when used to treat breast cancer.
Tamodex tablets are prescribed for metastatic breast cancer for varying lengths of time. It is depending on the cancer's response to the treatment.
Generic Tamoxifen is usually prescribed for 5 years, if it is used as adjuvant therapy for early-stage breast cancer. The recommended dose is 20 mg a day - irrespective of weight and age. When taken for 5 years, Generic Tamoxifen reduces the risk of developing a second primary cancer in the other breast and the the chance of the original breast cancer coming back in the same breast or somewhere else. For the treatment of infertility: 10-40 mg a day in days 3-7 of the menstrual cycle. Bipolar patients should only use Generic Tamoxifen after consulting a doctor, please follow exactly your doctor's recommendation! Commonly prescribed for bipolar disorder are 20 mg twice daily increasing up to 40 mg twice daily.
What To Do In Case Of A Missed Dose
If you miss your regular dose of Generic Tamoxifen, receive it as soon as possible. If the current time is too close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and then return to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of Tamodex at once.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Generic Tamoxifen is an antiestrogen.
Estrogen can promote the growth of breast cancer cells. Some breast cancers are classified as estrogen receptor-positive (also known as hormone sensitive), which means that they have a protein to which estrogen will bind. These breast cancer cells need estrogen to grow. Generic Tamoxifen works against the effects of estrogen on these cells. It is often called an antiestrogen or a SERM (Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator).
Studies have shown that tamoxifen is only effective in treating estrogen receptor-positive breast cancers. Therefore, the tumor’s hormone receptor status should be determined before deciding on treatment options for breast cancer.
Storage Instructions for Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Generic Tamoxifen should be stored at temperatures between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed and light-resistant container. Keep away from moisture, heat and light. Do not store the drug in the bathroom. Do not use the tablets after the expiration date. This date is printed on the label. Keep the drug out of the reach of children and animals.
Warnings and Precautions when using Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Possible serious side effects are reported such as blood clots, uterine cancer, strokes and cataracts. The benefits of Generic Tamoxifen are established and far outweigh the possible potential risks.
Warning on pregnancy and breast-feeding
Generic Tamoxifen may cause harm to the human fetus. Avoid becoming pregnant while you are receiving Generic Tamoxifen. It is also necessary to avoid becoming pregnant for 2 months after you stop receiving Generic Tamoxifen. If you suspect that you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss all the benefits and risks of receiving Generic Tamoxifen during the pregnancy. It is not known if Generic Tamoxifen is found in female breast milk, therefore you ought to avoid breast-feeding while receiving this drug.
Side Effects of Generic Tamoxifen
The most common side effects of Generic Tamoxifen Tablets are listed below. Consult with your doctor if any of these side effects persist or become bothersome:
- weight gain
- hot flashes
- abnormal menstrual cycle
- joint pain
- leg cramps
- pain in muscles
Buy Cheap Generic Tamoxifen 20 mg Tablets (Tamodex) Online at only $0.47
You can buy cheap Generic Tamoxifen Tablets (Tamodex) online from the Swiss Pharmacy. Tamodex is available in pills of 20 mg. The 20 mg pills costs only 0.47 USD per pill when you order 500 pills .
This Product was added to our catalogue on Thursday, 30. June 2011.
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