Cytotam 20 mg Tablet 10’s belongs to the class of ‘anti-neoplastic agents’, primarily used to treat breast cancer. It is also used to treat infertility caused by failure in the ovulation (produce and release) process in women. Breast cancer is a type of cancer in the breast cells stimulated by a female sex hormone called oestrogen.
Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s contains Tamoxifen that belongs to the class of ‘anti oestrogens. Some types of breast cancers need oestrogen (female sex hormone) to grow.Tablet 10’s blocks the effects of this oestrogen, thus helps in treating breast cancer. Tablet 10’s is also used to reduce the risk of occurrence of breast cancer in women due to age, personal and family medical history.
common side effects
Use Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s as prescribe by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the dosage depending on your medical condition. The common side effects of Tablet 10’s include hot flashes, headache, muscle aches, leg cramps, tiredness, nausea, thinning of hair and numbness or tingling sensation. These side effects are not familiar to everyone and vary individually. If you notice any side effects that are not manageable, please consult your doctor.
Do not take or stop this medicine if the doctor did not advise you to do so. Before starting Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s, let your doctor know if you have any medical history of liver or kidney diseases, heart diseases, high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, diabetes, history of stroke or blood clot, receiving chemotherapy, and cataracts. Tablet 10’s is not indicate for use in pregnant and breastfeeding women. Tablet 10’s may make you feel tired, hence drive when you are alert only. It is not recommended to consume alcohol along with Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s. Tablet 10’s is not recommended for children below two years of age.
- Breast cancer
Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s contains Tamoxifen, which is an anti-oestrogen drug. It treats breast cancer that has spread to other parts of the body in men and women. Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s is also used to treat breast cancer in women who are earlier treated with surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy. It effectively treats infertility cause by failure in the ovulation (produce and release) process in women. Some types of breast cancers need oestrogen (female sex hormone) to grow. Tablet 10’s blocks the effects of this oestrogen, thus helps in treating breast cancer. Cytotam 20 Tablet 10’s is also used to reduce the risk of occurrence of breast cancer in women due to age, personal and family medical history.
Directions for Use
Tablet/Capsule: Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. You can take Tablet 10’s with or without food at regular intervals, as prescribed by the doctor. Do not crush, chew or break it.Liquid: Measure the liquid form of Tablet 10’s with a measuring cup and take it as advised by the doctor.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight