The NICE British National Formulary (BNF) and British National Formulary for Children (BNFc) sites are only available to users in the UK, Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories. If you believe you are seeing this page in error please contact us. Generic drugs usually cost less than a brand-name drug. Tamoxifen oral tablet is only available as a generic drug. Tamoxifen is used to treat and reduce the risk of certain types of breast cancer. Tamoxifen belongs to a group of drugs called antiestrogens. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions. Antiestrogens work by blocking the effects of the hormone estrogen in the body.
If you have an allergy to tamoxifen or any other part of this drug. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of a blood clot like chest pain or pressure;. I googled side effects of Tamoxifen today as been having terrible stiffness/aches all over, queasiness, kind of like bad flu symptoms. I've only been on Tamoxifen for.