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Altamofen Tablets (Generic Tamoxifen) - Product Information
Generic Tamoxifen (Altamofen tablets) is a medicine used for the treatment and prevention of breast cancer in men and women.
Altamofen Tablets are effective in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer in women and men, adjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancer. is indicated for the treatment of node-positive breast cancer in postmenopausal women following total mastectomy or segmental mastectomy, axillary dissection, and breast irradiation.
In women with Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS), following breast surgery and radiation, Altamofen is indicated to reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer. Altamofen is indicated to reduce the incidence of breast cancer in women at high risk for breast cancer.
Tamoxifen is used to treat infertility in women with anovulatory disorders. Altamofen is used to prevent estrogen related gynecomastia, resulting from elevated estrogenic levels in professional bodybuilding. 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. Altamofen, manufactured by is available in tablets of 20 mg.
Name of Drug
Generic Tamoxifen: We supply Altamofen 20 mg tablets manufactured by by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare
Each 20 mg tablet of Altamofen contains 30.4 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate which is equivalent to 20 mg of tamoxifen.
Manufacturer Of Generic Tamoxifen Tablets
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient in Altamofen Tablets
The active pharmaceutical ingredient present in Generic Tamoxifen Tablets (Altamofen) is Tamoxifen Citrate. Each 20 mg tablet of Altamofen contains 30.4 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate which is equivalent to 20 mg of Tamoxifen.
Uses of Generic Altamofen Tablets
Altamofen Tablets (Generic Tamoxifen) is used for:
- Altamofen is effective in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer in women and men.
- Altamofen is used for the treatment of early and advanced ER+ (estrogen receptor positive) breast cancer in pre- and post-menopausal women.
- Altamofen is used also for the treatment of male breast cancer.
- Altamofen is approved by FDA to prevent breast cancer in women which are at high risk to develop this disease.
- Altamofen helps to prevent the development of cancers in the other breast.
- Altamofen is an alternative to oophorectomy or ovarian irradiation.
- Altamofen is used to treat infertility in women with anovulatory (irregular menstrual cycles, no ovulation) disorders.
- Altamofen is also effective in treatment of mania in patients with bipolar disorder.
Altamofen dosage varies as per the indication being treated. Breast Cancer:
For patients with breast cancer, the recommended daily dose of Altamofen is 20 mg to 40 mg. Dosages greater than 20 mg per day should be given in divided doses (morning and evening). Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS):
The recommended dose is 20 mg of Altamofen daily for 5 years. Reduction in Breast Cancer Incidence in High Risk Women:
The recommended dose is 20 mg of Altamofen daily for 5 years. Infertility (Anovulatory Disorders:):
The recommended dosage of Altamofen Tablets (Tamoxifen Citrate) is 10 mg to 40 mg per day which is is administered in days 3 to 7 of a woman's cycle.
What To Do In Case Of A Missed Dose
If you miss your regular dose of Generic Tamoxifen(Altamofen tablets), 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 Altamofen 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. Altamofen tablets (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 can cause harm to the human fetus. Avoid becoming pregnant while you are receiving Altamofen tablets. 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 Altamofen during the pregnancy. It is not known if Generic Tamoxifen is found in female breast milk, therefore you ought to avoid breast-feeding while taking this drug.
Altamofen Tablets - Side Effects
The adverse events most commonly associated with Altamofen Tablets (Tamoxifen Citrate) administration are hot flashes. Other side effects which are seen infrequently are hypercalcemia, peripheral edema, distaste for food, pruritus vulvae, depression, dizziness, light-headedness, headache, hair thinning and/or partial hair loss, and vaginal dryness.
Buy Cheap Altamofen 20 mg Tablets (Generic Tamoxifen Citrate) Online at Only $0.34
You can buy cheap Generic Tamoxifen Tablets (Altamofen) online from the Swiss Pharmacy. Altamofen is available in pills of 20 mg. The 20 mg pills costs only 0.34 USD per pill when you order 500 pills .
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