Mamofen 10 mg
About Mamofen 10 mg
Mamofen 10 Tablets are anti-Estrogens. It's an effective treatment for breast cancer.
It is also given to high-risk premenopausal and postmenopausal women to lower their risk of breast cancer.
This medicine helps stop cancer cells from growing and making more of themselves.
The salt present in this medicine is Tamoxifen.
Tamoxifen stops Estrogen, a female hormone, from working.
The hormone Estrogen is needed for some kinds of breast cancer to grow.
Mamofen 10 mg comes with highly positive reviews and is a recommended medication for Breast Cancer.
Mamofen 10 Tablet helps with breast cancer symptoms like lumps in the breast, bloody discharge from the nipple, and changes in the shape or feel of the breast.
It changes how the body makes hormones important for breast cancer to grow and spread in women before and after menopause.
It could also work with other hormones or directly on cancer to stop it from growing.
Tamoxifen Tablet is a drug that is made from hormones.
It works by binding to Oestrogen receptors and blocking estrogen's effects in the breast tissue.
Estrogen is a natural female hormone.
This makes it take longer for breast cancer cells to grow and divide.
How to use it?
Take Tamoxifen exactly how your doctor tells you to.
Take the medicine according to the directions on the label of your prescription, and follow the guides or instruction sheets that come with it.
Use the syringe with the medicine or a dose-measuring device to measure liquid medicine (not a kitchen spoon).
You can consume this medicine with or without food.
This medicine may need to be taken for 5 to 10 years.
While taking Tamoxifen, you should get regular physical exams and mammograms and check your breasts for lumps once a month.
Some medical tests may not be accurate if you take this medicine. Let your doctor know that you take Tamoxifen.
Take medicine as soon as possible, but skip the dose you missed if your next dose is almost due. Don't take both doses together.
Get help from a doctor right away.
Most side effects don't call for medical help and fade as your body gets used to the drug.
Consult your doctor if it keeps bothering you.
- Hot flashes
- Vaginal discharge
- Vaginal bleeding
- Mood swings
- Fluid retention
Tamoxifen is a safe medication, but there are chances that it can interact with other drugs and diseases to show side effects.
Certain drugs which interact with the eye drops are:
- Cymbalta (duloxetine)
- Lexapro (escitalopram)
- Effexor XR (venlafaxine)
- Aspirin Low Strength (aspirin)
- Nexium (esomeprazole)
- Disease interactions
- Some diseases can interact with these eye drops:
- DVT/pulmonary embolism
- Endometrial dysplasia
- Hepatic dysfunction
- Visual disturbances
Before taking Tamoxifen with soy products, you should talk to your doctor.
Some evidence suggests that substances in soy may cause breast tumours to grow and may stop Tamoxifen from working.
However, this has not been proven.
It also needs to be clarified if soy products can help with hot flashes.
It's important to tell your doctor about all the other medicines you take, even if they are just vitamins or herbs.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to Tamoxifen or have any other allergies before taking it.
This product may have inactive ingredients that can result in allergic reactions or other problems.
Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have had blood clots.
Inform your doctor about all the products you use before surgery, especially breast reconstruction (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
You should tell your doctor if you are pregnant or want to get pregnant.
If you are consuming Tamoxifen, you shouldn't get pregnant. Tamoxifen could hurt a baby in the womb.
Women who take this medicine should talk to their doctor about reliable non-hormonal birth control options like condoms or diaphragms with spermicide that can be used during treatment and for two months after treatment ends.
Store the eye drops away from sunlight and in a cool and dry place.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mamofen used for?
Anti-Estrogens are what Mamofen 20 Tablet is. It treats cancer of the breast. It is also used to lower the risk of breast cancer in women at high risk before and after menopause. This medicine helps slow down the rate cancer cells grow and divide.
How does Tamoxifen work in the body?
Tamoxifen stops Oestrogen from connecting to the cancer cells and telling them to grow and divide. Tamoxifen works like an anti-estrogen in breast cells, but it works like Oestrogen in the uterus and bones.
Is it better to take Tamoxifen at night?
Take your Tamoxifen right before bed. You can also try taking Tamoxifen in the morning if you sweat at night.