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Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10's

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Cytotam tablet contains Tamoxifen | belongs to Anti-oestrogen

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How it works

Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s can block the growth of breast cancer. It works by interfering with the effects of estrogen in the breast tissue.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s

  • Vaginal bleeding severe
  • Chills severe
  • Skin rash or itching over the entire body severe
  • Pain or swelling in the legs severe
  • Weakness or sleepiness severe
  • Absent, missed, or irregular periods
  • Troubled breathing
  • Decrease in the amount of urine

Uses of Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Breast cancer

    Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s is used to treat breast cancer in both men and women.

  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ

    Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s is used to treat Ductal Carcinoma in Situ, a type of breast cancer. It is usually given in women who have had breast surgery and radiation to prevent the spread of cancer.

  • Breast Cancer Prevention

    Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s is used to reduce the chances of breast cancer in women who are at a high risk of developing breast cancer.

  • McCune-Albright Syndrome

    Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s is used to treat McCune-Albright Syndrome which is a genetic disease that affects the bones, the color of the skin, and results in early puberty.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The time required for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The duration for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the potential for serious adverse effects on the unborn baby. It should only be used in life-threatening conditions where the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women due to the potential for adverse effects in the infants. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s .

  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the potential for serious adverse effects on the unborn baby.

  • Venous thromboembolic events

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of venous thromboembolic events due to an increase in the risk of such events.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women due to the potential for serious adverse effects on the unborn baby. It should only be used in life-threatening conditions where the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women due to the potential for adverse effects in the infants. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Suppression of menstruation

    This medicine may cause irregular periods in some women. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Venous thromboembolism

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of venous thromboembolic events due to an increase in the risk of such events. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Uterus-Endometrial Cancer

    This medicine has shown to increase the risk of uterine cancer. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Replacement with a suitable alternative might be required based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not double the medicine to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine
  • Erythromycin moderate
  • Amiodarone severe
  • Warfarin severe
  • Ritonavir severe
  • Dexamethasone
Food interactions
  • Combined use of Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s with soy products may affect the action of the medicine and may stimulate tumor growth in some cases. Hence, it is advisable to avoid consuming soy products while taking Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s .

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s?

Hot flushes, vaginal bleeding. Gl distress, dizziness. Visual disturbances (withdraw).

What happens if I miss a dose of Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s?

Breast cancer: Adults: 20 mg daily increasing to 40 mg daily if necessary. Children: Not applicable.
Anovulatory infertility: Adults: 20 mg daily on four successive days commencing on 2nd day of menstruation. Increase if necessary to 40 mg then 80 mg for subsequent courses. Children: Not applicable.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Cytotam tablet 10 mg 10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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