Nolvadex (Tamoxifen) is considered to be one of the representatives of the group of antiestrogens. Despite the fact that this medication is a non-steroidal remedy, he has a strong enough anti-steroidal action. This is due to the fact that its components tend to prevent the absorption of estrogen in certain specific areas of the receptors of the affected areas.
This drug delays the beta-adrenergic receptors, thereby, preventing the further spread of cancer pathology.
Indications for use drugs Nolvadex
Nolvadex in most cases used to treat cancer of the breast and endometrium. Often the pharmaceutical agent prescribed to patients with kidney cancer. In case of soft tissue sarcomas, this drug will again come to the rescue.
This drug is endowed with a sufficiently large list of contraindications. Let's start with the fact that it is strictly forbidden to apply to patients with extreme sensitivity to its components.
Severe thrombocytopenia, leukopenia and hypercalcemia are also considered to be contraindications for therapy data drug is not recommended to use it during pregnancy and lactation. With caution is prescribed this medication and those patients who have diabetes, any kidney disease, thromboembolic disorders history. If a person says, any kind of ophthalmic disease, then is it possible to apply this medicine only under strict constant supervision of a specialist.
Special instructions for use of the drug Nolvadex
Before you start to use Nolvadex (Tamoxifen) for starters you must first and foremost undergo a thorough both therapeutic and gynecological examination. Gynecological examination in such cases is not carried out only when the woman is carrying her baby. During the course of treatment with this medication, it is important to take into account the fact that oral contraceptives cannot protect You from an unwanted pregnancy.
Treatment with this medicine involves the use of only the most effective and reliable contraceptives, and their use three months after treatment with Nolvadex be completed. Pay attention to the fact that during the course of treatment with this drug regularly to control the level of platelets, and calcium in the blood.
If the treatment is prolonged, then it will not be superfluous to regularly consult an ophthalmologist.
If You suffer from thrombocytopenia, hypercalcemia or radiation, then it is mandatory to notify your doctor. In any case, do not use this medicine together with medications, which include certain hormones. It is especially important to consider this fact if we are talking about estrogen.
If with this drug You have been prescribed more and medication, which tend to impact a collapsing of the blood system, then you need a correction dosage of Nolvadex, and on a mandatory basis.