Cytotam 20 Tablet

Cytotam 20 Tablet

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Introduction

Cytotam 20 Tablet is an anti-estrogens. It is used in the treatment of breast cancer. It is also used to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women with a high chance of developing it. This medicine helps to slow down the growth and multiplication of cancer cells.

Cytotam 20 Tablet is also helpful in the treatment of infertility. It can be taken with or without food, but take it at the same time to get the most benefit. It should be taken as your doctor’s advice. The dose and how often you take it depends on what you are taking it for. Your doctor will decide how much you need to improve your symptoms. Swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water. You should take this medicine for as long as it is prescribed for you.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, skin rash, hot flushes, thinning of hair and tiredness. If these bother you or appear serious, let your doctor know. There may be ways of reducing or preventing them. Some side effects may mean you should inform your doctor immediately include vaginal bleeding, irregular menstrual period and vaginal discharge. It makes birth control pills less effective, hence use a condom and other preventive measures to avoid pregnancy.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you are on treatment of infertility or had a blood clot disorder. Your doctor should also know about all other medicines you are taking as many of these may make this medicine less effective or change the way it works. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor may perform some blood tests to check liver function and calcium level in the body.

Uses of Cytotam Tablet

  • Breast cancer

Side effects of Cytotam Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Cytotam

  • Nausea
  • Skin rash
  • Hot flashes
  • Thinning of hair
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Swelling

How to use Cytotam Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cytotam 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cytotam Tablet works

Cytotam 20 Tablet is a hormone-based medication. It works by binding to estrogen receptors and blocking the effects of estrogen (a natural female hormone) in the breast tissue. This slows down the growth and multiplication of breast cancer cells.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cytotam 20 Tablet.

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Cytotam 20 Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cytotam 20 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Cytotam 20 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Cytotam 20 Tablet may cause tiredness. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cytotam 20 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cytotam 20 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Cytotam 20 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.