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Is nolvadex (tamoxifen) a controlled substance?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine

In brief: No

Tamoxifen, the chemical name, is not a controlled substance under the drug enforcement agency - it is considered class 6, (class 1 are "forbidden" - heroin, marijuana), class 2 are very abusable (morphine, oxycodone etc.
), class 3- less abusable (hydrocodone, suboxone), class 4 - even less abusable (benzos, Codeine with tylenol). However, it is a drug which should be rx'd by experts, with toxicity.

In brief: No

Tamoxifen, the chemical name, is not a controlled substance under the drug enforcement agency - it is considered class 6, (class 1 are "forbidden" - heroin, marijuana), class 2 are very abusable (morphine, oxycodone etc.
), class 3- less abusable (hydrocodone, suboxone), class 4 - even less abusable (benzos, Codeine with tylenol). However, it is a drug which should be rx'd by experts, with toxicity.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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