Manufacturer: Zydus Cadila (Alidac Division)
Trade name: Oncotam
Strength: 20 mg
Active ingredient: Tamoxifen
Pregnancy category: Tamoxifen belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: B3 And FDA pregnancy category D.
Uses: Oncotam 20 mg tablet is used to treat breast cancer. It works by blocking the actions of estrogen.
How to use: Take Oncotam 20 mg tablet with or with out food once daily. For breast cancer patients it is given for 5 years. This medication should not be used during pregnance.
Side Effects: Hot flashes, nausea, muscle aches, hairloss, leg cramps, headache, weight loss and loss of sexual desire in men
Dosage: 20 mg once daily or 10 mg twice daily.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: January 26th, 2016
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