TAMOXIFEN blocks the effects of estrogen. It is commonly used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to decrease the chance of breast cancer coming back in women who have received treatment for the disease. It may also help prevent breast cancer in women who have a high risk of developing breast cancer. Compare estrogen Agonist/Antagonists.

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What should I tell my doctor?TOP

They need to know if you have any of these conditions:

How should I use this drug?TOP

Take this medicine by mouth with a glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. You can take it with or without food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not stop taking except on your doctor's advice.

A special MedGuide will be given to you by the pharmacist with each prescription and refill. Be sure to read this information carefully each time.

Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. While this drug may be prescribed for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

What if I miss a dose?TOP

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

Where should I store this drug?TOP

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store in the original package at room temperature between 20 and 25 degrees C (68 and 77 degrees F). Do not store above 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). DO NOT freeze or refrigerate. Protect from light. Keep container tightly closed. Use within 3 months of opening. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

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