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Nolvadex Tablet is a nonsteroidal agent which is used in both men and women to treat breast cancer. It is also used in women to prevent breast cancer. This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. It is advised that you discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. We Offer Nolvadex 20mg, 10mg (Tamoxifen) Online USA, UK, AUS At Cheap Price.
How should I use this medicine?
- Tamoxifen may be given as adjuvant therapy (treatment after successful surgery) in women or men with lymph node negative or lymph node positive breast cancer. Cancers with positive estrogen and progesterone receptors are more likely to benefit from tamoxifen. Tamoxifen reduces the risk of getting breast cancer in the opposite breast.
- Tamoxifen may be prescribed in metastatic (cancer that has spread) breast cancer in both women and men.
- Tamoxifen may be prescribed in women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) who have completed surgery and radiation therapy. Tamoxifen may reduce the risk of invasive breast cancer. Risks and benefits of tamoxifen therapy should be discussed in this setting.
- Tamoxifen may be prescribed for women at high risk of breast cancer to reduce the incidence of developing breast cancer. Risks and benefits of tamoxifen therapy should be discussed in this setting.
- Tamoxifen may also be prescribed for the treatment of ovarian cancer.
Note: If a drug has been approved for one use, physicians may elect to use this same drug for other problems if they believe it may be helpful.
How Does Nolvadex Work?
Hormones are chemical substances that are produced by glands in the body, which enter the bloodstream and cause effects in other tissues. For example, the hormone testosterone, made in the testicles and is responsible for male characteristics such as deepening voice and increased body hair.
The use of hormone therapy to treat cancer is based on the observation that receptors for specific hormones that are needed for cell growth are on the surface of some tumor cells. Hormone therapy can work by stopping the production of a certain hormone, blocking hormone receptors, or substituting chemically similar agents for the active hormone, which cannot be used by the tumor cell. The different types of hormone therapies are categorized by their function and/or the type of hormone that is affected.
Tamoxifen is an antiestrogen. Antiestrogens bind to estrogen receptor site on cancer cells thus blocking estrogen from going into the cancer cell. This interferes with cell growth and eventually leads to cell death. The following are antiestrogen medications.
- tamoxifen, toremifene
Nolvadex is used for treating breast cancer that has spread to other sites in the body. It is also used along with other medicines to treat other types of breast cancer. It is used in women who are at high risk for breast cancer and in women with DCIS (after surgery and radiation) to decrease the risk of developing breast cancer. Nolvadex is an antiestrogen. It works by blocking the effect of estrogen on certain tumors. This may prevent the growth of tumors that are activated by estrogen.
Use Nolvadex as directed by your doctor.
· Nolvadex may be taken by mouth with or without food.
· Take Nolvadex with water or another nonalcoholic liquid.
· Swallow this medication whole. Do not break, crush, or chew before swallowing.
· Continue to take Nolvadex even if you feel well. Do not miss any dose. Taking Nolvadex at the same time each day will help you to remember to take it.
· If you miss a dose of Nolvadex, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Nolvadex.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Store Nolvadex between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed, light-resistant container. Store away from moisture, heat, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Do not take tablets after the expiration date printed on the label. Keep Nolvadex out of the reach of children and away from pets.
- Before starting tamoxifen treatment, make sure you tell your doctor about any other medications you are taking (including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, herbal remedies, etc.). Do not take aspirin, products containing aspirin unless your doctor specifically permits this.
- Let your health care professional know if you have ever had a blood clot that required medical treatment.
- Inform your health care professional if you are pregnant or may be pregnant prior to starting this treatment. Pregnancy category D (tamoxifen may be hazardous to the fetus. Women who are pregnant or become pregnant must be advised of the potential hazard to the fetus).
- For both men and women: Do not conceive a child (get pregnant) while taking tamoxifen. Barrier methods of contraception, such as condoms, are recommended. Discuss with your doctor when you may safely become pregnant or conceive a child after therapy.
- Do not breast feed while taking this medication.
This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the potential for serious adverse effects on the unborn baby. It should only be used in life-threatening conditions where the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women due to the potential for adverse effects in the infants. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
Suppression of menstruation
This medicine may cause irregular periods in some women. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of venous thromboembolic events due to an increase in the risk of such events. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.
This medicine has shown to increase the risk of uterine cancer. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.
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Do not use Nolvadex if:
· you are allergic to any ingredient in Nolvadex
· you are using Nolvadex to reduce your risk of breast cancer and you have a history of blood clots in the lung or leg
· you are using Nolvadex to reduce your risk of breast cancer and you also take certain anticoagulants (eg, warfarin)
· you are taking anastrozole.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Nolvadex. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
· if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
· if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
· if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
· if you have a history of blood clots in the legs or lungs
· if you have high levels of calcium in your blood, a weakened immune system, or low levels of white blood cells or platelets in your blood
· if you have high cholesterol or lipid levels
· if you have cataracts or other vision problems
· if you are using cytotoxic cancer medicines
· if you are confined to a bed or chair.
Some medicines may interact with Nolvadex. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
· Anticoagulants (eg, warfarin) because the risk of bleeding may be increased
· Cytotoxic cancer medicines (eg, cisplatin) because the risk of developing blood clots may be increased
· Rifampin because it may decrease Nolvadex's effectiveness
· Fluorouracil or mitomycin C because they may increase the risk of Nolvadex's side effects
· Aromatase inhibitors (eg, anastrozole, letrozole) because their effectiveness may be decreased by Nolvadex.
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Nolvadex may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
· Nolvadex may cause dizziness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Nolvadex with caution. Do not drive or perform other possible unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
· Nolvadex may reduce the number of clot-forming cells (platelets) in your blood. Avoid activities that may cause bruising or injury. Tell your doctor if you have unusual bruising or bleeding. Tell your doctor if you have dark, tarry, or bloody stools.
· Nolvadex may lower the ability of your body to fight infection. Avoid contact with people who have colds or infections. Tell your doctor if you notice signs of infection like fever, sore throat, rash, or chills.
· New tumors have occurred in body sites other than the uterus in patients taking Nolvadex. It is unknown if Nolvadex may be the cause. Discuss any questions or concerns with your doctor.
· Women who take Nolvadex to reduce the risk of breast cancer should have a breast exam, mammogram, and gynecological exam before starting and during treatment with Nolvadex.
· Women who may become pregnant should begin taking Nolvadex during a menstrual period. Women who have irregular menstrual periods should have a pregnancy test immediately before starting Nolvadex. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions about how to begin taking Nolvadex.
· Women who may become pregnant must use effective nonhormonal birth control (eg, condoms, diaphragm) during sexual intercourse while they are taking Nolvadex and for 2 months after they stop taking it. Do not use hormonal birth control (eg, birth control pills); it may not work as well while you are taking Nolvadex. Discuss any questions about effective nonhormonal birth control with your doctor.
· Nolvadex will not prevent you from becoming pregnant.
· Lab tests, including breast exams, mammograms, gynecologic exams, complete blood counts, and liver function tests, may be performed while you use Nolvadex. These tests may be used to monitor your condition or check for side effects. Be sure to keep all doctor and lab appointments.
· Nolvadex should be used with extreme caution in children; safety and effectiveness in children have not been confirmed.
· Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Nolvadex may cause harm to the fetus. Do not become pregnant while you are using it and for 2 months after you stop using it. If you think you may be pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Nolvadex while you are pregnant. It is not known if Nolvadex is found in breast milk. Do not breastfeed while taking Nolvadex.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects.
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
Bone pain; constipation; coughing; hot flashes; muscle pain;
nausea; tiredness; vaginal discharge; weight loss.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty
breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or
tongue; unexplained hoarseness); abnormal menstrual periods; abnormal vaginal
bleeding or bloody discharge; chest pain; coughing up blood; dark urine;
decreased sexual desire or ability; depression; fever, chills, or persistent
sore throat; groin or pelvic pain or pressure; loss of appetite; loss of
balance or coordination; missed menstrual period; new or increased breast tumor
or pain; new or unusual lumps; one-sided weakness; pain or swelling in one or
both legs; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent
tiredness or weakness; shortness of breath; skin changes; stomach pain; sudden
severe headache; swelling of the arms or the legs; unusual bleeding or
bruising; vision or speech problems; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider.
The above information is an educational aid only. It is not intended as medical advice for individual conditions or treatments. Talk to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist before following any medical regimen to see if it is safe and effective for you.