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Tamimex 10mg Tablets

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Tamimex 10 MG Description

Tamimex 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 medi...
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ContainsTamoxifen(10.0 Mg)
UsesBreast cancer
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, headache
ClassificationANTI-NEOPLASTIC
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Uses of Tamimex 10 MG

  • Tamimex 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 of Tamimex 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to tamoxifen or any other ingredients of Tamimex 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.

Side effects of Tamimex 10 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Tamimex 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Tamimex Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Tamimex 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.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Tamimex Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Tamimex 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

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed the Tamimex Tablet?
A:
Tamimex 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

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

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.
  • Tamimex Tablet is not recommended for patients below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Tamimex 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Tamoxifen in Tamimex 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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Directions for Use of Tamimex 10 MG

  • Tamimex 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 of Tamimex 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Tamimex 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 Tamimex 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 Tamimex Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Tamimex 10 MG

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

Dosage of Tamimex 10 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed taking any dose of the Tamimex 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 Tamimex Tablet?

A: Tamimex 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 Tamimex Tablet?

A: Tamimex 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 Tamimex Tablets be used in children?

A: No, Tamimex Tablets should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited safety information available.
Product Details
Brand
TAMIMEX
Expires on or After
24/09/2022

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

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