About the drug:
Tamoxifen Citrate is an anti-estrogen that is specially prescribed for breast cancer. It is also used for infertility, Gynecomystia, Ductal carcinoma either alone or with other medications. It locks the action of estrogen.
What is Tamoxifen ?
Tamoxifen also sold under the trade name Nolvadex arrests the actions of estrogen, a female sex hormone. Some forms of breast cancer depend on growing level of estrogen and are known as hormone-sensitive or hormone-receptor-positive cancers.Tamoxifen is prescribed for certain forms of breast cancer in women and men. This medication is also used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who have a high risk of developing it. For example, women who have a family history of breast cancer.Tamoxifen may also be given for conditions not mentioned above.