Tamorex 10 Mg
USA Brand Name
Tamorex-10 manufactured by ModHike and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore, and medical supply store. It comes in the form of tablets in the strength of 10 mg. Tamorex-10 blocks the action of estrogen; a female hormone as certain types of breast cancers use this hormone to grow. This drug is used to treat breast cancer in men as well as women. It is used to treat breast cancer and to prevent the chances of spreading breast cancer.
USA Brands Equivalent To Tamorex-10
Soltamox is a brand available in the US market that is equivalent to Tamorex-10 having, Tamoxifen Citrate as an active ingredient
Uses of Tamoxifen Citrate, The Salt In Tamorex-10
Tamorex-10 is used to treat breast cancer that has spread to other body parts i.e Metastatic Breast cancer, to treat breast cancer after surgery and radiation therapy and to reduce the chances of breast cancer in high-risk patients.
How Tamorex-10 Works?
Tamorex-10 binds to estrogen receptors, inducing a change in it. This result in a blockage or change in the expression of estrogen-dependent genes. The prolonged binding of Tamorex-10 results in blockade of estradiol uptake and resulting in decreased estrogen response.
Manufacturer of Tamorex-10
Tamorex-10 is manufactured by ModHike in India and is available at every leading online pharmacy, drugstore and medical supply store.
Tamorex-10 contains 10 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate.
The patients suffering from breast cancer are advised to take daily recommended dose between 20-40 mg. Doses greater than 20 mg must be divided two times in a day, i.e. morning & evening. The doses must be taken under the doctor’s guidance.
How To Take Tamorex-10?
Tamorex-10 can be taken with or without food. Follow all directions on the prescription. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. While taking this drug, you may need frequent blood tests. Take this drug as per the directions of your doctor.
Side Effects Of Tamorex-10
The side effects of Tamorex -10 include:
- Hot Flushes
- Nausea, Vomiting
- Leg Cramps
- Muscle aches
- Hair thinning
- Numb/ tingling Skin
- Loss of sexual ability/ interest
- Vision changes like blurred vision, eye pain
- Changes in mood
- Swelling in ankle & feet
- Pain in abdomen
Consult the doctor if you encounter any of the above-mentioned side-effects.
How Long Should I Continue Taking Tamorex-10?
It is always advisable to consult your physician before you start/stop taking the drug. Avoid taking such decisions on your own and do not self-medicate.
Missed Dose Of Tamorex 10?
A missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take multiple doses at the same time
Drugs That Interact With Tamorex-10
The following substances are known to interact with Tamorex-10
- Isoniazid for treating tuberculosis
- Anti-malaria medication such as chloroquine, pyrimethamine, or quinine
- Antifungals such as terbinafine
- An antidepressant
When Not To Take Tamorex-10?
Tamorex-10 is contraindicated in the following situations-
- A history of blood clots
- If you are also taking a blood thinner such as Warfarin.
- Liver disease
- High cholesterol or triglycerides (a type of fat in the blood)
- A history of stroke
- A history of cataract
- If you are receiving chemotherapy or radiation
General Information About Tamorex-10
Tamorex-10 is used to treat and prevent the spread of breast cancer. It has to be administered under the consultation of Medical practitioner.