Medicine Overview of Moxifen Tablet
Uses of Moxifen Tablet
Moxifen 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
Side effects of Moxifen Tablet
Nausea, Fatigue, Skin rash, Fluid retention, Vaginal bleeding, Hot flashes, Vaginal discharge.
How to use Moxifen Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Moxifen 20mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Moxifen Tablet works
Moxifen 20mg tablet blocks the effects of estrogen, a natural female hormone in breast tissue which is responsible for breast cancer.
In Depth Information on Moxifen Tablet
Expert advice for Moxifen Tablet
Do not take tamoxifen and tell your doctor if:
- you are allergic (hypersensitive) to tamoxifen or any other ingredients.
- you are pregnant or breast feeding.
- you are taking anastrozole to treat breast cancer.
Special precautions for Moxifen 20mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Moxifen 20mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor....
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Moxifen 20mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.+more
Moxifen 20mg Tablet may cause tiredness. This may affect your driving ability....
Moxifen 20mg Tablet may cause tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.
Moxifen 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Moxifen 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Moxifen+more
20mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Evalon Forte 2mg Tablet, Evafil 2mg Tablet, Premarin 0.30mg Tablet, Aceno 1mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Moxifen 20mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Tamoxifen
Q. Is Moxifen a chemotherapy drug/ a chemo pill/ kill cancer cells/ cytotoxic/ a steroid/ necessary/ generic drug/ does Moxifen work?
Moxifen is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) for both prevention and treatment of breast cancer in high-risk women. It is not actually a chemotherapy or cytotoxic but a hormone therapy which is given as part of an adjuvant chemotherapy program and works in women who have breast cancer that depends on estrogen for growth
Q. What is Cytotam 20/ Nolvadex?
Cytotam 20/ Nolvadex are brand names of Tamoxifen
Q. Is Nolvadex a SERM /is nolvadex prescription only/ does Nolvadex reduce estrogen?
Nolvadex is a brand name for tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM). It is to be used only at the advice and under the supervision of registered medical practitioner. Tamoxifen binds and blocks the estrogen receptors on the surface of breast cells, preventing estrogen from binding to the estrogen-sensitive cancer cells and stops the growth and reproduction of these deadly cells
Q. Is Moxifen (Nolvadex) a steroid/ Is Nolvadex a PCT/is Nolvadex an AI/does nolvadex help with acne/does Nolvadex work for/ reverse/ prevent/ reduce gynocomastia/ can I take nolvadex without steroids?
Nolvadex is not a steroid but actually has quite a few applications for steroid-using athletes, the most common use being the prevention of gynecomastia (enlargement of breasts in men). Nolvadex post androgen-cycle therapy (PCT) is usually implemented when supplementation of anabolic androgenic steroids has altered the levels of natural hormone. Nolvadex is not an aromatase inhibitor (AI). There is no indication to use Moxifen without steroids
Q. Is Moxifen/ Nolvadex safe/cytotoxic/ dangerous/ is Nolvadex hard on the liver/ does Moxifen cause weight gain/ joint pain/stop periods/ hair loss/headaches/insomnia/dry mouth /nausea/ increase libido/ kill libido/ erectile dysfunction/ raise blood pressure?
Moxifen (Nolvadex) is considered safe when used at recommended dosage and duration. It may cause side effects such as liver dysfunction, changes in your periods, hair loss, headaches, weight gain, joint pain, decrease in libido, erectile dysfunction. Side effects such as insomnia, raised blood pressure and dry mouth are not known but may occur with its use
Q. Is Nolvadex or Clomid better?
Nolvadex contains tamoxifen, while Clomid contains clomiphene citrate. Both these drugs are selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs). Tamoxifen is primarily used to prevent or treat breast cancer, but like clomiphene can be used to induce ovulation in women who are infertile. Studies have shown that one drug does not have advantage over the other, and are equally effective for induction of ovulation.
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