Tamoxifen 20mg - Pharma
Tamoxifen 20mg - Pharma
  • Model: 30 x 20mg tabs
  • Units in Stock: 989
  • Manufactured by: UK Pharma

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Details: 30 x 20mg tablets
Generic Name: Tamoxifen
Manufacturer: UK Pharma

Tamoxifen belongs to a group of medicines known as anti−oestrogens. It is used to treat breast cancer and infertility in women caused by the failure to produce eggs (ovulate). It is also used to lower a woman's chance of developing breast cancer if she has a high risk (such as a family history of breast cancer).

Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen (a female hormone) to grow. Tamoxifen blocks the actions of estrogen. Tamoxifen is used for the treatment of invasive breast cancer in men and women. Its use in the treatment of most common type of breast cancer, following surgery and/or radiation and for preventing invasive breast cancer in women at high risk for developing it.

The recommended daily dose of Tamoxifen is normally 20 mg. Before commencing any course of Tamoxifen treatment, whether initial or subsequent, the possibility of pregnancy must be excluded.

In women who are menstruating regularly, but with anovular cycles, the initial course of treatment consists of 20 mg given daily on the second, third, fourth and fifth days of the menstrual cycle. In case of unsatisfactory basal temperature records or poor pre-ovulatory cervical mucus indicate that this initial course of treatment has been unsuccessful, yhen further courses may be given during subsequent menstrual periods, and increasing the dosage to 40 mg and then to 80 mg daily.

The initial course may begin on any day for those women who are not menstruating regularly. In case of no signs of ovulation are demonstrable, then a subsequent course of treatment may start 45 days later, with dosage increased as above. And, If a patient responds with menstruation, then the next course of treatment is commenced on the second day of the cycle.

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