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

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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Dr. Richard Zienowicz
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Dr. Mario Diana
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

Once the breast tissue has grown and developed into true glandular gynecomastia only surgical treatment is effective.

In brief: Unlikely

Once the breast tissue has grown and developed into true glandular gynecomastia only surgical treatment is effective.
Dr. Mario Diana
Dr. Mario Diana
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes.

Although tamoxifen is not fda-approved for this use, multiple studies have been published demonstrating it's benefit treating gynecomastia.
It is probably most beneficial early in the development of the disease. If no effect is seen after three months, continuing the drug further is probably not helpful.

In brief: Yes.

Although tamoxifen is not fda-approved for this use, multiple studies have been published demonstrating it's benefit treating gynecomastia.
It is probably most beneficial early in the development of the disease. If no effect is seen after three months, continuing the drug further is probably not helpful.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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