What is Nolvadex?
Tamoxifen, marketed under the brand name Nolvadex among others, is a medicine that is used to prevent breast cancer in both girls and boys treat breast cancer in women and men. It is also being studied to different kinds of cancer. It has been put to use to get Albright syndrome.
- Molar mass: 371.515 g/mol
- CAS ID: 10540-29-1
- Protein binding: 99%
- ChemSpider ID: 2015313
- ChEMBL Id: 83
- Trade name: Nolvadex, Genox, Tamoxifen, others
What type (s) does this medication come in?
Each spoonful into the white, octagonal, film-coated, biconvex tablet, intagliated with”NOLVADEX-D” on one face and plain on the other side, includes tamoxifen citrate 30.4 mg equivalent to 20 mg of tamoxifen. Nonmedicinal ingredients: cornstarch, croscarmellose sodium, gelatin, lactose, macrogol 300, magnesium stearate, methylhydroxypropyl methylcellulose, and titanium dioxide.
The Benefits Of Nolvadex?
Tamoxifen belongs to the group of cancer-fighting medications known as antineoplastics, and specifically to the sort of antineoplastics known as antiestrogens. It’s used in conjunction with other medications to treat early breast cancer.
Tamoxifen struggles certain kinds of breast cancer, also known as hormone reactive or estrogen receptor positive breast cancer, by blocking the effects of the hormone estrogen in the body. This prevents the rise of the types of breast cancer cells that require estrogen for survival and growth. It’s also utilized as a treatment for breast cancer that’s advanced or has spread to other parts of the human body.
This medication could be available under numerous brand names and/or in several diverse forms. Any particular brand name of the medication may not be available in everyone the forms or approved for everyone the conditions discussed here. Also, some types of this drug might not be used for everyone the conditions mentioned.
Who should NOT take this medication?
Don’t take tamoxifen for those who –
- Are allergic to tamoxifen or any ingredients of the medicine
- Are intending to become pregnant
Dosage: 20-40mg per day for 2-4 weeks (please see description/guidelines for further information on dosage structure)