Oncotam 20mg Tablet Description:
Oncotam 20mg Tablet blocks the effects of estrogen, a natural female hormone in breast tissue which is responsible for breast cancer.
Oncotam 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
Nausea, Fatigue, Skin rash, Fluid retention, Vaginal bleeding, Hot flashes, Vaginal discharge.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oncotam 20mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is Oncotam a chemotherapy drug/ a chemo pill/ kill cancer cells/ cytotoxic/ a steroid/ necessary/ generic drug/ does Oncotam work?
Oncotam is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) for both prevention and treatment of breast cancer in high-risk women. It is not actually a chemotherapy or cytotoxic but a hormone therapy which is given as part of an adjuvant chemotherapy program and works in women who have breast cancer that depends on estrogen for growth
What is Nolvadex?
Nolvadex is brand name of Tamoxifen
Is Nolvadex a SERM /is nolvadex prescription only/ does Nolvadex reduce estrogen?
Nolvadex is a brand name for tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM). It is to be used only at the advice and under the supervision of registered medical practitioner. Tamoxifen binds and blocks the estrogen receptors on the surface of breast cells, preventing estrogen from binding to the estrogen-sensitive cancer cells.