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NOLVADEX is used to either treat breast cancer or reduce the risk of breast cancer occurring if you are at increased risk of breast cancer.
If you and your healthcare professional are considering using NOLVADEX for reducing the risk of breast cancer occurring, your knowledge of treatment risks becomes more important because you don’t currently have breast cancer. NOLVADEX therapy may be uncommonly associated with serious side effects such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT – blood clots in veins of your leg), pulmonary embolus (blood clots in your lungs) and uterine cancer. In some women, these events were fatal. Less serious side effects such as hot flushes, vaginal discharge, menstrual irregularities and gynaecological conditions may also occur. Whether the benefits of treatment outweigh the risks depends on your age, health history, your level of breast cancer risk and on your personal judgement. NOLVADEX therapy to reduce the risk of breast cancer may not be appropriate for all women at increased risk for breast cancer. An assessment with your healthcare professional of the potential benefits and risks prior to starting therapy for reduction in breast cancer risk is essential. You should understand that NOLVADEX reduces, but does not eliminate, the risk of breast cancer.
NOLVADEX blocks the actions of oestrogen. Oestrogen is a natural female sex hormone. In some types of breast cancer, oestrogen can help cancer cells to grow.
Your doctor will have explained why you are being treated with NOLVADEX and told you what dose to take.
Follow all directions given to you by your doctor. They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet.
Your doctor may prescribe this medicine for another use. Ask your doctor if you want more information.
NOLVADEX is not addictive.
Before you use NOLVADEX
When you must not use it
Do not use NOLVADEX if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. We do not know if it is safe for you to take it while you are pregnant. It may affect your baby if you take it at any time during pregnancy.
Your baby may take in NOLVADEX from breast milk if you are breastfeeding.
Do not use NOLVADEX if you are allergic to tamoxifen or any of the other ingredients in NOLVADEX.
Do not use NOLVADEX for reducing the risk of breast cancer occurrence if:
- you are taking medicines used to prevent blood clots such as warfarin
- you have had deep vein thrombosis (DVT – blood clots in veins of your leg) or pulmonary embolus (blood clots in your lungs).
Do not give NOLVADEX to children. There is no experience of its use in children.
Do not take after the use by (expiry) date printed on the pack. It may have no effect at all, or worse, an entirely unexpected effect if you take it after the expiry date.
Do not take NOLVADEX if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering.
Do not use it to treat any other complaints unless your doctor tells you to.
Do not give this medicine to anyone else, even if they have the same condition as you.
Before you start to use it
You must tell your doctor if:
- you have any allergies to:
- tamoxifen, the active ingredient in NOLVADEX
- any of the other ingredients in NOLVADEX listed at the end of this leaflet
- other anti-oestrogen medicines
- any other medicines
- any other substances, such as foods, preservatives or dyes.
If you have an allergic reaction, you may experience a skin rash, hay fever, difficulty breathing or feel faint.
- you have or have ever had any of these medical conditions:
- any unexplained vaginal bleeding
- problems with your blood
- liver problems
- deep vein thrombosis (DVT – blood clots in veins of your leg) or pulmonary embolus (blood clots in your lungs).
It may not be safe for you to take NOLVADEX if you have any of these conditions.
Taking other medicines
Tell your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including:
- oral contraceptives (‘the pill’)
- hormone replacement therapy
- medicines used to thin your blood e.g. warfarin
- any medicines that you buy at the chemist, supermarket or health food shop.
NOLVADEX should not be taken with aromatase inhibitors such as anastrozole, letrozole or exemestane.
These medicines may affect the way NOLVADEX works or may not work as well. They could also cause side effects if you take them with NOLVADEX.
Your doctor or pharmacist can tell you what to do if you are taking any of these medicines.
If you have not told your doctor about any of these things, tell them before you take any NOLVADEX.
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