Summery :Altamofen contains Tamoxifen Citrate which functions as an anti-cancer drug. Tamoxifen Citrate is commonly used for prevention of gynocomastia and other side-effects of extra estrogen floating in the body. It reduces the risk of breast cancer by blocking the biological effects of estrogen, the female hormone. Altamofen tablets are manufactured by Alpha-Pharma Healthcare.
Uses :This drug is used for cancer treatment of patients who are subjected to radiation, chemotherapy or surgeries. It prevents breast cancer and also the recurrence of cancer. It can also be used by women who have irregular menstrual cycles. People who use steroids use Tamoxifen Citrate to lower the estrogen level which is elevated towards the end of the steroid cycle. It also reduces breast pain by decreasing the blood level of estrogen which causes breast swelling.
Dosage :The recommended dosage is 20-40 gm per day. If the dosage exceeds 20gm, it should be split into smaller dosages. It should be taken with a glass of water after meals, to avoid indigestion. The recommended daily dosage of Altamofen tablets for the treatment of infertility is 10-40 mg during days 3-7 of the menstrual cycle. If you skip a dose, do not double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
Do's and Don'ts :Avoid activities that require complete vigilance like driving or using machinery. Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should not have Altamofen. Women who are on an anticoagulant treatment or women with a medical history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolus should not have Altamofen.
Side Effects :Chest Pain Rapid Breathing Headache Blurred Vision Nausea Vomiting Constipation Dark Urine Vaginal Discharge Loss of appetite Weight gain Weight loss Tiredness Rash Dizziness
Interactions :Inform your doctor of all your current medications including prescription drugs, over the counter medications, mineral supplements, herbal products, and vitamins before beginning the oral therapy of Altamofen tablets. Altamofen is known to have drug interactions with: Aminoglutethimide Anastrozole Letrozole (Femara) Bromocriptine (Parlodel) Blood thinners (e.g., warfarin) Estrogens Hormonal forms of birth control (e.g., birth control pills, patches, implants) Phenobarbital Rifamycins (e.g., rifampin) St John's wort Cimetidine (Tagamet) SSRI antidepressants (fluoxetine/paroxetine/ sertraline/ tranylcypromine) Medroxyprogesterone Clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo) Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan, Neosar) Isoniazid Methimazole Tapazole Nicardipine (Cardene) Pioglitazone (Actos) Ropinirole (Requip) Ticlopidine (Ticlid) Tranylcypromine (Parnate) Anti-malaria medication such as chloroquine (Arelan) or pyrimethamine (Daraprim), or quinine (Qualaquin) Antibiotic such as terbinafine (Lamisil), miodarone (Cordarone, Pacerone), quinidine (Quin-G), delavirdine (Rescriptor) or ritonavir (Norvir), aripiprazole (Abilify), chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Permitil, Prolixin), haloperidol (Haldol), perphenazine (Trilafon), or thioridazine (Mellaril).
Storage :Store at room temperature (20 - 25°C) away from heat, moisture and sunlight. Do not discard with domestic waste or sewage.
Substitutes :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 Zemide Tamoxifeno Soltamox
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|Type Of Medicine :-||Generic|
|Manaufacture By :-||Cipla|
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|Power :-||1 Mg|
|Wrapper Type :-||Foil In Box|
|Package Type :-||10 Tabs|