Tamodex 20 mg
Tamoxifen 20 mg
What is Tamodex 20 mg?
Tamodex 20 mg is a medicine for treating cancer manufactured by Zydus Healthcare in India. It contains the active ingredient Tamoxifen Citrate 20 mg prescribed for the early stage of breast cancer. Tamoxifen 20 mg is a selective estrogen receptor modulator that works by stopping the effects of estrogens in the breast which helps in reducing the growth of cancer cells and lumps in the breast. It is an alternative generic brand for the US brand name Nolvadex.
Tamodex 20 mg uses
- Stopping the growth of breast cancer and cancerous cells in the breast.
Who is the Manufacturer?
Zydus Healthcare Limited manufactures the brand Tamodex 20 mg.
How does it treat breast cancer in women?
Tamoxifen citrate is a medication that is given by doctors to treat women who are suffering the breast cancer. Breast cancer is a condition in which tumors keep on growing in the tissues. Not all lumps are dangerous but require an evaluation from the doctor. If diagnosed with breast cancer, the first line of treatment is Tamoxifen. Tamodex is prescribed to such patients. Usually, the course can be as long as 5 years after diagnosis of breast cancer.
- Mood swing
- Vaginal dryness
- Hot flashes
- Hair loss
- Hair thinning
- Development of clots in blood
- Increased risk of uterine cancer.
If you have missed your dose, take your missed dose immediately. Avoid taking double doses if you are taking your missed dose at a time when it is time to take your next dose.
Do not overdose, overdosing can cause severe long-lasting side effects. Take the dosage as prescribed by your doctor. If its time to take next dose and skip your missed dose and take only one dose at a time.
- Drink a lot of water.
- Mood swings are common, try to feel good and if required consider counseling with your doctor.
- Eat healthy and green vegetables.
- Avoid fatty foods.
- Avoid smoking and alcohol.
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