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Doctor insights on: Nolvadex Controlled Substance

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Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) a controlled substance?

Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) a controlled substance?

No: Its generic name is tamoxifen. It acts as a selective agonist/antagonist to estrogen receptors. You need a prescription to get it but it is not a controlled substance. ...Read more

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Will nolvadex (tamoxifen) in women affect their birth control?

Will nolvadex (tamoxifen) in women affect their birth control?

YES: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is used for breast cancer patients it is antiestrogen type drug it will affect ovulation it will not be advisable to get pregnant because of potential carcinogenic effect. ...Read more

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Anyone know any sites to buy nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

Nolvadex (tamoxifen): Sorry, only by prescription, assuming u care about the quality of the medication. ...Read more

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What is the difference in novedex xt and nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

Novedex vs Nolvadex (tamoxifen): Novedex xt is a product used to increase testosterone & muscle mass; it blocks the conversion of testosterone to estrogen, but apparently does not increase muscle mass. Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is used to treat breast cancer, but it reportedly is used by bodybuilders who use Anabolic steroids to prevent gynecomastia (enlarged breasts due to breast tissue rather than muscle. See following comment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

What is the definition or description of: nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

An anti-estrogen.: Nolvadex or tamoxifen is a serm (selective estrogen receptor modulator) that works as an anti-estrogenic drug and is most commonly used as first line treatment for breast cancer in females and males (1% of breast cancer occurs in males). It is related to the steroid drugs, but absolutely should not be used for body building. ...Read more

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What is the difference in nolvadex (tamoxifen) and nolvadex (tamoxifen) d?

Check ingredients: As far as I know there is only one Nolvadex (tamoxifen). The chemical ingredient in it is called Tamoxifen which is an anti-estrogen commonly used to treat breast Cancer. ...Read more

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Does nolvadex-d help sperm or not?

Perhaps: Nolvadex is tamoxifen, a type of drug that blocks estrogen and is a cousin of clomiphene. Clomiphene has been used widely to treat female infertility and also in men with some success. It is possible this may help though it is not commonly used for this purpose. ...Read more

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What are some side effects when you stop taking nolvadex (tamoxifen) d?

Not that many: Let us start with the paradox that stopping seems to work as a cancer therapy?!?
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/PMC3180409/? report=classic
Then, not blocking female hormones whoe allow these hormones to begin working. Menstrual cycling possibly returning, breast growth pssible (not likely) mood changes. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nolvadex allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nolvadex allergy?

Intolerance: Allergy to any medication or food means intolerance of your body to the chemicals in what you took. This usually requires change to a different safer medication. You doctor should be informed about the allergic reaction and no more of the culprit medication should be taken in future. ...Read more

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How effective is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for reducing libido in men?

How effective is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for reducing libido in men?

Unlikely to be: First, Nolvadex (tamoxifen) should not be used in men we have no studies on the possible side effects. It blocks estrogen receptors and is unlikely to affect libido in men. ...Read more

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Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) legal to buy without a prescription?

Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) legal to buy without a prescription?

Nolvadex (tamoxifen): Also called tamoxefin, is a medicine used to treat some forms of breast cancers. It is thru prescription only. ...Read more

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Are nolvadex (tamoxifen) pills used to build muscle? Are they safe?

Are nolvadex (tamoxifen) pills used to build muscle? Are they safe?

No, not at all: Nolvadex, also called tamoxifen is an anticancer drug used to treat patients who have breast cancer. It does not help build muscles! ...Read more

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Can you have a reduced count of leukocytes with nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

Can you have a reduced count of leukocytes with nolvadex (tamoxifen)?

Usually not: Decreased leukocytes is not usually seen with nolvadex/tamoxifen. This is a common side effect of chemotherapy. I recommend you speak with your oncologist. ...Read more

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Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) effective in treating puffy nipples?

Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) effective in treating puffy nipples?

No: Tamoxifen is used to treat breast cancer and to prevent breast cancer. Puffy nipples is not an indication for this medication. I recommend you get evaluated by your doctor and possibly a breast specialist to see what is going on. ...Read more

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Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for getting rid of man breasts or not?

Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) for getting rid of man breasts or not?

Not intended for: This drug is not intended for this but I understand that there are a few endocrinologists who are using this in an off label fashion for this purpose and there are some illicit anabolic steroid body builders who use this to minimize the development of male breasts. It generally will not reverse existing breast tissue or we would use if for female breast reduction. ...Read more

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Why bodybuilders use Clomid (clomiphene) with nolvadex for PCT?

Why bodybuilders use Clomid (clomiphene) with nolvadex for PCT?

Post "Cycle" Therapy: From what I have researched people seem to be of the belief that nolvadex is a superior anti-estrogen but clomid (clomiphene) is better at restoring testicular function so some people use both. I do not recommend any of these medications and believe old fashion exercise and natural body building without any supplemental medications is the most healthy approach! ...Read more

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Will using nolvadex (tamoxifen) help reduce my pubertal gynecomastia?

Will using nolvadex (tamoxifen) help reduce my pubertal gynecomastia?

Surgery Helpful.: I have found that gynecomastia, if persistent, is often best treated with partial excision of the prominent glandular tissue as well as liposuction surgery of the peripheral chest area. If the prominence of the chest wall is caused by adipose tissue, then liposculpture surgery alone may suffice. For patients with excess skin, common after weight loss, skin excision may also be necesary. ...Read more

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What happens if you take Premarin (conjugated estrogens) and nolvadex concurrently?

Not a good idea: The two drugs are opposite. Premarin (conjugated estrogens) is a synthetic estrogen and Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is a drug that blocks the estrogen receptor. So basically, the two cancel each other - you might experience side effects but have virually no benefit. ...Read more

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Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to treat puffy nipples?

Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to treat puffy nipples?

Depends: It should be used under a direction of a physician. It has many side effects and should be used only as indicated. That being said, one of the indication for Nolvadex (tamoxifen) use is mastalgia (breast pain). Please talk to your doctor to see if this is appropriate for you. Best option is the find out the cause of the "puffy nipples" to rule out bad causes and not to just treat the symptoms. ...Read more

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Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) decrease testosterone production in males?

Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) decrease testosterone production in males?

No: Nolvadex, a brand of tamoxifen, is a selective estrogen receptor modulator. As such, there are some small studies that suggest that it can actually increase testosterone production in med. Similarly, so can aromatase inhibitors which decrease conversion of t into e. Check out http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/list_of_drugs_banned_from_the_olympics for a list of banned substances in competition & why. ...Read more

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Tamoxifen citrate/nolvadex -> vision problems?

Tamoxifen citrate/nolvadex -> vision problems?

In large series: Cataract was found in 7% of patients, and anastrazole treated group had 6% - these are "findings" or associations not proven cause and effect. ...Read more

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Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) reduce water retention?

Does nolvadex (tamoxifen) reduce water retention?

Nolvadex (tamoxifen): Nolvadex (tamoxifen) has very complicated effects. It does not reduce water retention among those effects. ...Read more

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Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to get rid of gynecomastia?

Can you use nolvadex (tamoxifen) to get rid of gynecomastia?

Maybe: Nolvadex (tamoxifen) is effective in reducing estrogen driven gynecomastia. It works to prevent better than to treat the problem and is given prophyllactically when men are given Estrogens to treat various disease states. ...Read more

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Need guidance / medication to increase testosterone as well as t:e ratio. Clomid, (clomiphene) nolvadex, dosage... Please help me...

Need guidance / medication to increase testosterone as well as t:e ratio. Clomid, (clomiphene) nolvadex, dosage... Please help me...

No Treatment: This request is out of the bounds for this simple application. We do not provide treatment or specific treatment recommendations. These questions are best directed to the physician prescribing this treatment for you. ...Read more