Manufacturer: Alpha PharmaPack: 20mg 50 pillsChemical Substance: Tamoxifen citrate (Nolvadex)
Antitumor agent. Antiestrogen. It blocks estrogen receptors and thus inhibits the progression of a tumor disease stimulated by estrogens.
Breast cancer in women in menopause, breast cancer in men after castration, kidney cancer, melanoma (containing estrogen receptors), ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer with resistance to other medicines.
The dosage regimen is set individually, depending on the indications, the patient’s condition and the antitumor therapy regimen used.
On the part of the digestive system: nausea, vomiting, increased activity of hepatic transaminases; In some cases – fatty liver infiltration, cholestasis, hepatitis.
From the side of the central nervous system: rarely – depression, dizziness, headache, retrobulbar neuritis.
From the side of the organ of vision: rarely – retinopathy, keratopathy, cataract.
From the hemopoietic system: rarely – thrombocytopenia, leukopenia.
On the part of the endocrine system: in women – endometrial hyperplasia, vaginal bleeding, hot flashes, weight gain; In men – impotence, decreased libido.
From the cardiovascular system: edema, thromboembolism, phlebitis.
Dermatological reactions: alopecia, rash, itching.
Other: pain in bones and lesions, increase in body temperature.
Thrombophlebitis, pregnancy, hypersensitivity to tamoxifen.