NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET belongs to the class of ‘anti-neoplastic agents’, primarily used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to treat infertility caused by failure in the ovulation (produce and release) process in women. Breast cancer is a type of cancer in the breast cells stimulated by a female sex hormone called oestrogen.
NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET contains Tamoxifen that belongs to the class of ‘anti oestrogens. Some types of breast cancers need oestrogen (female sex hormone) to grow. NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET blocks the effects of this oestrogen, thus helps in treating breast cancer. NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET is also used to reduce the risk of occurrence of breast cancer in women due to age, personal and family medical history.
Use NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET as prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dosage depending on your medical condition. The common side effects of NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET include hot flashes, headache, muscle aches, leg cramps, tiredness, nausea, thinning of hair and numbness or tingling sensation. These side effects are not familiar to everyone and vary individually. If you notice any side effects that are not manageable, please consult your doctor.
Do not take or stop this medicine if the doctor did not advise you to do so. Before starting NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET, let your doctor know if you have any medical history of liver or kidney diseases, heart diseases, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, diabetes, history of stroke or blood clot, receiving chemotherapy, and cataracts. NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET is not indicated for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET may make you feel tired, hence drive when you are alert only. It is not recommended to consume alcohol along with NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET. NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET is not recommended for children below two years of age.
Uses of NOLVADEX 10MG TABLET