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Brand name: Tamoxifen (Terry White Chemists) TM

Active ingredients: tamoxifen

What it is used for

Palliative treatment of breast cancer.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Protect from Light
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Round flat bevel-edged white tab with T over 20 embossed on one face & a bisecting score on other They contain tamoxifen 20mg in form of tamoxifen citrate. Tablets 8mm diameter & a mass of 220mg.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient tamoxifen

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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