Active ingredients: tamoxifen
What it is used for
Treatment of breast cancer NOLVADEX-D is indicated for the treatment of breast cancer. Primary reduction of breast cancer risk NOLVADEX-D is indicated for the primary reduction of breast cancer risk in women either at moderately increased risk (lifetime breast cancer risk 1.5 to 3 times the population average) or high risk (lifetime breast cancer risk greater than 3 times the population average).
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 Light
- Lifetime is 5 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
white to off white, biconvex, octagonal, film coated tablets (marked NOLVADEX-D)
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf)