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Caditam 10mg Tablet

Caditam 10mg Tablet

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
17.97*
MRP 21.14
15% OFF
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Caditam 10 MG Description

Caditam Tablet contains tamoxifen as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of breast cancer. It helps reduce the risk of developing breast cancer in pre & postmenopausal women. This med

icine should be taken as instructed by your doctor. The dose and frequency will be decided by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water, with or without water. Never miss any dose or consume it more than what is recommended. Caditam Tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

Offer Price₹17.97
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ContainsTamoxifen(10.0 Mg)
UsesBreast cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, headache
TherapyANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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uses

Uses of Caditam 10 MG

  • Caditam Tablet is used to treat breast cancer.
  • It also helps in reducing the risk of developing breast cancer in pre & postmenopausal women who are at high risk of developing it.
contraindications

Contraindications of Caditam 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to tamoxifen or any other ingredients of Caditam Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are being treated for infertility.
  • If you or your family members have a history of blood clots.
  • If you are on any medications to prevent blood clots like blood thinners (warfarin).
  • If you are taking anastrozole to treat breast cancer.
sideEffects

Side effects of Caditam 10 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Hot flushes (Sudden feeling of warmth)
  • Fluid retention
  • Skin rash
  • Fatigue
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Caditam 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Caditam Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Caditam Tablets must not be used during pregnancy, as it may be unsafe.
  • You must take proper birth control measures (condom, diaphragm or coil) while on treatment and for at least 2 months after discontinuing the treatment.
  • It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Caditam Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Caditam Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as it is unknown if Tamoxifen passes into the breastmilk.
  • Thus, your doctor will decide whether to discontinue the medicine or breastfeed.
  • It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Caditam Tablet?
A:
Caditam Tablets may make you feel light-headed or dizzy and tired. Thus, you should either be cautious or avoid driving while on treatment with this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Caditam Tablets?
A:
There is no known interaction between alcohol and Caditam Tablets. However, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are at risk of developing blood clots.
  • You are to undergo an operation.
  • You are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • You are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
  • Before starting the treatment, your doctor may evaluate the risk of you developing breast cancer.
  • Caditam Tablet is not recommended for patients below 18 years of age.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Caditam 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Tamoxifen in Caditam Tablet works by reducing the level of a natural female hormone known as oestrogen that is produced in the body. Eventually, stopping the growth of the cancer cells, which depend o...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Caditam 10 MG

  • Caditam Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Caditam 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Caditam Tablets may interact with other medications and provide an altered response to the treatment. Please notify your doctor if you are undergoing any other treatments, over-the-counter medications...
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  • Concomitant use of Caditam Tablet along with medicines like anastrozole, letrozole, exemestane (used to treat breast cancer) and blood thinners like warfarin should be used with caution as it may alte...
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  • Medicines like rifampicin (antibiotic), Paroxetine, Fluoxetine, Bupropion (used to treat your mental health), Quinidine (used in heart problems), should be used with caution along with Caditam Tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Caditam 10 MG

Store the Caditam Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Caditam 10 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Caditam Tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed taking any dose of the Caditam Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of the Caditam Tablet?

A: Caditam Tablet is used to treat breast cancer. It also helps in reducing the risk of developing breast cancer in pre & postmenopausal women who are at high risk of developing it.

Q: How to take Caditam Tablet?

A: Caditam Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.

Q: Can Caditam Tablets be used in children?

A: No, Caditam Tablets should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited safety information available.
Product Details
Brand
CADITAM
Expires on or After
30/03/2023

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Last Updated on: 24 May 2022 | 11:21 PM (IST)
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