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    Brand Name: TAMOXEN

    Generic Name: Tamoxifen

    Generic for Tamoxen* (Tamoxifen) is an anti-estrogen medication used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. This medication treats breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Generic for Tamoxen* blocks the action of estrogen in the breast tissue. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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What is Generic for Tamoxen* used for?

Generic for Tamoxen* (Tamoxifen) is an anti-estrogen medication used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer. This medication treats breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body. Generic for Tamoxen* blocks the action of estrogen in the breast tissue. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Tamoxen*?

The dosage of Generic for Tamoxen* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Tamoxen* can be taken by mouth with or without food.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Tamoxen*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Tamoxen* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you overdose on Generic for Tamoxen*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Tamoxen*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Tamoxen*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Tamoxen*

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Tamoxen*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Tamoxen* can interact with blood thinners.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Tamoxen*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Tamoxen* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Tamoxen* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Tamoxen* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Tamoxen* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Tamoxen* can cause side effects such as nausea, hair thinning, hot flashes, and headache. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Tamoxen*

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Tamoxen*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Tamoxen* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Tamoxen*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Tamoxen*?
How will Generic for Tamoxen* work in my body?
How should Generic for Tamoxen* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Tamoxen* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Tamoxen* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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