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Tamoxifen

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulator (SERM) Nolvadex® Cancer-related

Tamoxifen - Dosage and How to Use

How should Tamoxifen be used?

It is a tablet taken by mouth, usually once daily, with or without food.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

If you miss a dose of Tamoxifen, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is too near to your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing time. Do not double dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

If you overdose on Tamoxifen, inform your doctor immediately.

Tamoxifen - Additional Information

Click here for more information on the use of Tamoxifen as Anti-Estrogen type of drugs for men.

  • Updated on Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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