Altamofen (Tamoxifen citrate 20mg/tab) – 50 tabs – Product Information
Altamofen is indicated for the treatment of axillary node- negative breast cancer in women following total mastectomy or segmental mastectomy, axillary dissection and breast irradiation.
Altamofen tablets are nonsteroidal anti-estrogen tablets containing Tamoxifen Citrate, which basically functions as an anti-cancer drug. Tamoxifen Citrate blocks the biological effects of the female estrogen hormone on the development of breast cancer. Tamoxifen Citrate tablets (Altamofen) are prescribed as oral therapy in women as well as men who have developed breast tumors which are dependent on estrogen for their growth and survival in the body. Altamofen tablets are also recommended as treatment in women who have a higher risk of developing breast cancer to effectively lower the possibility of contracting breast cancer. Altamofen tablets are suggested as anti-cancer treatment after the completion of surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy to prevent the metastasis of the cancer cells to the other parts of the body and also to lower the chances of the recurrence of tumors.
Since Generic Nolvadex tablets mimic the characteristic of an anti-estrogen, bodybuilders and weight-training athletes also use Altamofen tablets to elude the adverse effects of estrogen such as gynecomastia, water retention that develop at the end of a steroid cycle. In our online pharmacy, Altamofen tablets are available in the strength of 20 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate.
Altamofen tablets. Other brand names for Tamoxifen Citrate tablets include Istubal, Valodex, Tamoxifen Apo-Tamox, Gen-Tamoxifen, Novo-Tamoxifen, Tamofen, Tamone, Citofen, Crisafeno, Diemon, Istubol, Kessar, Noltam, Nourytam, Novo-Tamoxifen, Oncomox, PMS-Tamoxifen, Tamoxifene, Tamoxifen, Retaxim, Tamizam, Tamoxasta, Tamoxen, Valodex, Zemide, Tamoxifeno, and Soltamox.
Manufacturer of Tamoxifen Tablets
This drug is available in our online pharmacy are manufactured by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare. Altamofen tablets are also known as Generic Nolvadex tablets.
Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient
The active pharmaceutical ingredient in this medicine tablets is Tamoxifen Citrate. Each Altamofen tablet contains either 15.2 mg or 30.4 mg of Tamoxifen Citrate which is equivalent to 10 mg or 20 mg of Tamoxifen respectively. The inactive ingredients present in Altamofen pills are carboxymethylcellulose calcium, magnesium stearate, mannitol and starch.
What are Tamoxifen Tablets Used For?
Altamofen tablets, manufactured by Alpha Pharma, contain Tamoxifen Citrate which blocks the biological effect of the female hormone called estrogen on breast cancer. Altamofen tablets are typically administered as oral therapy for cancer treatment in men and women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer whose growth and survival is dependent on the estrogen hormone. Altamofen tablets prevents the growth of breast cancer by disturbing the effects of estrogen hormone on the breast tissue.
Tamoxifen Citrate can be used for cancer treatment after the patient has undergone primary treatment such as surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. Altamofen tablets are used as preventive therapy to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who have been diagnosed to have a higher risk of developing estrogen dependent breast tumors. Tamoxifen Citrate tablets (Altamofen) have been used as breast cancer therapy in women for a very long time. Treatment with this medicine tablets is usually recommended in women of child-bearing age as well as post-menopausal women.
Generic Nolvadex tablets also helps to prevent the recurrence of breast cancer. The administration of Altamofen tablets also reduces the risk of developing breast cancer in the other breast in women who have already had breast cancer in the past. In addition, Tamoxifen Citrate tablets is used in women to effectively decrease the risk of development and metastasis of breast cancer who have a medical condition called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) (breast cancer located in the milk ducts and which has not spread to other body parts) and have already received breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy.
Side Effects of Altamofen Tablets:
The following side effects have been reported during the course of treatment with Altamofen tablets (Generic Nolvadex tablets):
- Cardiovascular System: – chest pain, rapid breathing, fast heart rate, stroke.
- Central Nervous System: – headache, mental/mood changes, confusion.
- Eye and ENT: – vision changes (e.g., blurred vision), eye pain, and cataract.
- Gastrointestinal System: – nausea, stomach/abdominal pain, persistent vomiting, constipation, pulmonary embolism.
- Genitourinary System: – dark urine, unusual vaginal bleeding or discharge, irregular menstrual periods, pain or pressure in your pelvic area, new breast lump, vaginal itching or dryness, irregular periods, decrease in the amount of urine, ovarian cyst.
- Musculoskeletal System: – leg cramps, muscle aches, numb/tingling skin, swelling of ankles/feet.
- Hypersensitivity: – rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
- General: – hot flashes, hair thinning, easy bruising/bleeding, unusual tiredness, yellowing eyes/skin, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), sudden cough, wheezing, loss of appetite, increased thirst, weight gain, weight loss.
Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any of these side effects. This is not a comprehensive list of all the possible side effects of Altamofen tablets (Generic Nolvadex tablets). If you develop any other medical conditions during the course of treatment with Tamoxifen Citrate tablets, please consult your doctor immediately.