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Tamoxifen

Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
CATEGORIES

Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal, Bone Density Conservation Agents, Estrogen Antagonists, Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators


ALIASES

Nolvadex®, Tamoxifen Ebb, Tamoxifen Mylan, Tamoxifen Nordic Drugs, Tamoxifen Orifarm, Tamoxifen Sandoz, Tamoxifen-Ratiopharm, Ebefen, Fenahex, Genox, Gynatam, Istubal, Mammonex, Neophedan, Noltam, Nolvadex, Nolvadex-D, Novofen, Oncomox, PMS-Tamoxifen, Soltamox, Tadex, Tamifen, Tamizam, Tamofen, Tamoneprin, Tamoplex, Tamoxen, Tamoxifen, Tamoxifen Citrate, Tamoxilon, Tamtero, Tecnotax, Tomifen, Valodex, Zemide


SUBSTANCES

tamoxifen, tamoxifen citrate


ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERN: MODERATE
One of the selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERM) with tissue-specific activities for the treatment and prevention of estrogen receptor positive breast cancer. Tamoxifen acts as an anti-estrogen (inhibiting agent) in the mammary tissue, but as an estrogen (stimulating agent) in cholesterol metabolism, bone density, and cell proliferation in the endometrium. [PubChem]

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MODERATE
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