Stimulation of Ovulation:Tamoxifen blocks the oestrogen receptors in the hypothalamus, it prevents the inhibitory action of oestrogen on release of FSH and LH and therefore the level of FSH and LH increase, which increases the chances of egg development and ovulation.
Distribution-Drug and its metabolites distributed in the body.
Metabolism- Metabolized in the liver to its metabolites.N-desmethyl tamoxifen is its major metabolite.
Excretion- Excreted through urine.
6. Elevated liver enzymes
7. Vaginal discharge
8. Irregular menses
11. Weight gain
12. Increased cholesterol level
13. Bone pain
14. Hot flushes
15. Fluid retention
16. Skin changes
17. Uterine fibroids
2. Women who are taking coumarin type anticoagulants
3. History of deep vein thrombosis
4. Pulmonary edema
3. Monitor patients liver, renal and gynecological functions (in women) regularly.
3. Stimulate ovulation
5. Retroperitoneal fibroid
Bromocriptine: Serum tamoxifen levels are elevated.
Cyclophosphamide: Since tamoxifen is a potent inhibitor of cytochrome P450 oxidase it may affect metabolism and excretion of cyclophosphamide.
20-40mg/day in 2 divided doses.
Home Delivery for Tamoxifen in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for tamoxifen and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for tamoxifen may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take tamoxifen only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for tamoxifen before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for tamoxifen with the pharmacy.
Tamoxifen is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for tamoxifen might be better known than tamoxifen itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have tamoxifen in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for tamoxifen.