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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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Tamoxifen (Definition)

This medication is used to: treat breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Treat early breast cancer in women who have already been treated with surgery, radiation, and/or chemotherapy. Reduce the risk of developing a more serious type of breast cancer in women who have had ductal carcinoma in situ (dcis; a type of breast cancer ...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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more