tamoxifen (Soltamox, Nolvadex)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

What is tamoxifen (Soltamox)?

Tamoxifen is an anti-estrogen that prevents the effects of estrogens on tissues.

What brand names are available for tamoxifen (Soltamox)?

Soltamox is currently the only brand available for tamoxifen. Nolvadex brand has been discontinued.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/4/2016

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