• Tamoxifen HEXAL 20mg 30 tablets

Expiration date: 04/2025

Composition and form of issue:

Tablets, film-coated. 1 tablet contains:

tamoxifen (as citrate) 10, 20, 30 or 40 mg

in a contour acheikova packing 10 PCs in a carton 3 or 10 packs.

Pharmacological action:

Competitively (instead of endogenous ligand) binds estrogen receptors in target organs, blocking the formation of estrogen receptor complex.


Metastatic carcinoma of the breast, secondary therapy after surgical treatment of carcinoma of the breast.



Use during pregnancy and breast-feeding:

Contraindicated in pregnancy (before treatment pregnancy should be excluded). During treatment, reliable contraception should be provided.

Side effect:

Pain in the bones and foci of tumor growth, nausea, vomiting, hot flashes, suppression of menstruation in the pre-menopausal period, itching in the genital area, vaginal bleeding, swelling, thrombocytopenia, ovarian cysts, phlebitis, thromboembolism, visual impairment, skin rash.

Drug interaction:

Mutual weakening of effect with estrogens. While the appointment of drugs, lowering blood clotting, possible potentiation of hypocoagulation (increased risk of bleeding).

Dosage and administration:

Inside. Usually appoint 20-40 mg daily. With long-term therapy, 30 mg daily is recommended.

Precautionary measures:

Special care should be taken when thrombocytopenia, leukopenia and hypercalcemia (mandatory control of calcium and platelets in the blood).