Tamoxifen, or Nolvadex, as it is popularly known, is the largest selling hormonal drug for treatment of breast cancer. Generally it is used to stop the growth of cancerous cells that has spread to other parts of the body, or to the patients who have already undergone the surgical and radiation therapy. In some cases it is also used as a generic drug to treat gynecomastia. Since its patent it has been used widely in various countries. Even though there are quite a few side-effects of this drug, it is administered with proper precautions and taking care of certain conditions. Nolvadex has been approved by quite a few approving authorities after conducting studies and researches.
Nolvadex is generally available as capsule or tablet and is taken with water according to the prescribed dosage by the doctor. The branding is with multiple companies and is available to patients either in medical shops, hospitals or online. Nolvadex is primarily used in treating breast cancer, it being an anti-estrogen, but still is used in treatment of infertility, gynecomastia or ductal carcinoma, either as a single medicine or along other supported drugs. It is also used by some bodybuilders in controlled dosages to improve the chest profiles. Additionally it is sometimes used as a drug to reduce erectile dysfunctions by some men.
The drug is generally taken once or twice each day as prescribed by the doctor, according to the patient’s response to the drugs, other physical histories, such as allergies to any of the ingredients of the drug. It is generally taken as a capsule or tablet but it can also be consumed as liquid syrup. Also reading the medicinal guide provided and clarifying about any possible side effects is necessary before using the medicine. This medicine can also be absorbed by skin or lungs so taking proper care while storing is quite essential. The guide provided contains the exact methods of storing including the temperature and humidity level.
Though Nolvadex is beneficial in most of the cases, there are possibilities of developing quite a few side-effects. Also, certain conditions must be avoided regarding the consumption if certain conditions prevail. The most common side-effects include severe headaches, abnormal abdominal bleeding, and dizziness, blurriness in visions, chest pains, and numbness in finger-tips, to name a few. The person experiencing any of this must immediately consult a doctor to regulate the dosage. This drug should not be used by any person who is pregnant, or planning to be so, or anyone with a history of blood clot in lungs or leg. They should immediately seek consultation to specify the quantity and tenure for extracting most benefit.
Online sell of Nolvadex is widely available in Australia, with or without prescriptions. But care should be taken about the authenticity of the website as well as the drug supplied. Also one should consider the legal issues that surround the import of Nolvadex. If there is a medical cause it is always better to consult the officials before buying.