What is Nolvadex?
Nolvadex is a nonsteroidal antiestrogen used in the treatment of breast cancer which has spread to other parts of the human body (metastatic breast cancer); in certain patients, following surgery and radiation therapy it is used to treat breast cancer; and in high-risk patients, it reduces the chances of breast cancer.
Medical uses of Nolvadex?
Tamoxifen has been effectively used in patients with dysmenorrhea to improve blood flow, reduce uterine contractility and pain.
Other Uses of Nolvadex?
Nolvadex is also used to reduce breast cancer risk in women who haven’t been diagnosed but are at higher-than-average risk for the disease.
Benefits of Nolvadex?
Some of the known benefits of using Nolvadex are:
- Reduce the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women by 40% to 50% and in premenopausal women by 30% to 50%
- Reduce by around 50 percent the risk of new cancer in the other breast.
- lower risk for breast cancer in women who have but were not diagnosed with a higher risk of breast cancer
How to use Nolvadex?
Usually, take this medicine once or twice daily, or according to your doctor’s directives, by mouth, with or without food. Daily doses greater than 20 milligrams are usually divided into half and taken by your doctor twice a day in the morning or evening. Use a special measuring device/spoon to measure the dose carefully, when using the fluid.
Side effects of Nolvadex?
Common side effects of Nolvadex include:
- Changes in menstrual periods,
- Leg cramps,
- Abdominal cramps,
- Bone pain,
- Hair thinning,
- Headache, and