Tamoxifen Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Tamoxifen: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Tamoxifen 10mg Tab
Actavis US
Pill Identification: WPI  |  2232
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Tamoxifen 10mg Tab
Mayne Pharma
Pill Identification: WPI  |  2232
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Tamoxifen 10mg Tab
Mayne Pharma
Pill Identification: 93 784 
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Tamoxifen 10mg Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Pill Identification: M  |  144
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Tamoxifen 10mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 784 

What is this Medicine?

TAMOXIFEN (ta MOX i fen) 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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Tamoxifen: Oral tablet(10mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Tamoxifen Citrate 10mg Tablet

NDC: 005912472
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Tamoxifen Citrate 10mg Tablet
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Actavis US
Pill Identification: WPI  |  2232
Shape: round
Color: white
Daily Life Interactions for Tamoxifen Citrate 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Tamoxifen Citrate 10mg Tablet(Tamoxifen Citrate)
Grapefruit juice and Tamoxifen Citrate(Tamoxifen Citrate)
There are data to suggest that grapefruit juice might interfere with the activity of Tamoxifen by changing the metabolism of Tamoxifen in the body. This might lower the ability of Tamoxifen to treat your condition. Talk with your prescriber if you have questions regarding your Tamoxifen regimen and other prescribed treatments.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Second Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Third Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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