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Nolvadex Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Nolvadex® blocks the effects of estrogen hormone in the body. It is used to treat breast cancer in women or men. It reduce the chance of breast cancer coming back in women that are previously treated with surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy.

Nolvadex Dosage

  • For Breast Cancer treatment, the usual starting dosage ranges from 20 to 40 milligrams.
  • For Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, the usual starting dose is 20 milligrams once daily for 5 years.

Uses of Nolvadex

  • Tamoxifen is used to treat and prevent some types of breast cancer that require estrogen to grow.
  • Tamoxifen may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Nolvadex

Before taken Nolvadex medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Nolvadex. Side effects may include:

  • Hot flashes
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Nausea
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Tumor pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Menstrual irregularities

Warnings and precautions before taking Nolvadex:

  • If you have eye problems, blood disorders, cancers, liver disease, allergies, then you should tell your doctor.
  • If you feel or develop visual problems while you are taking Nolvadex, then you should tell your doctor immediately.
  • Nolvadex may produce an abnormally high level of calcium in the blood. Symptoms include muscle pain and weakness, loss of appetite, and, if severe, kidney failure. If you develop any change in intensity or experience any of these symptoms, then you should notify your doctor as soon as possible.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Nolvadex with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Nolvadex with the following:

  • Aminoglutethimide
  • Rifampin
  • Blood-thinning drugs such as Coumadin
  • Phenobarbital
  • Bromocriptine
  • Letrozole
  • Cancer drugs such as Cytoxan
Overdose

After taken Nolvadex if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Nolvadex overdose include:

  • Dizziness
  • Overactive reflexes
  • Tremor
  • Unsteady gait


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