Tamoxifen is used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to reduce the chances of breast cancer in high-risk patients. This medication can block the growth of breast cancer. It works by interfering with the effects of estrogen in the breast tissue. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. The duration of treatment to prevent cancer from returning may be between 5 to 10 years, depending on your medical condition and response to treatment. Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually once or twice daily for 5 years. Daily dosages greater than 20 milligrams are usually divided in half and taken twice a day, in the morning and evening. If you are using the liquid, measure the dose carefully using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
What are some things I need to know or do while I take Nolvadex?
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