Pharmaceutical Name: Tamoxifen Chemical name: Tamoxifen Citrate Chem. Abstr. Name: (Z)-2-[4-(1,2-Diphenylbut-1-enyl)phenoxy]-N,N-dimethylethylamine Molecular Structure: C26H29NOC6H8O7 Molecular Weight: 563.6462 Product Description: Tamoxifen is a non-steroidal anti-estrogen. It binds to estrogen receptors to prevent attachment of estrogen molecules. The primary medical use for tamoxifen citrate is as a preventative measure for estrogen-responsive breast cancers in women.
In males, testosterone is converted by a process known as aromatization, so-called because of the activity of an enzyme named aromatase. Excess estrogen may cause gynnecomastia, water retention, and fat deposition. Tamoxifen can be used to control such side effects. Tamoxifen stimulates higher production of LH (lutenizing hormone) which in turn boosts natural testosterone Presentation: New tamoxifen tablets as of February, 2006, are sand coloured square with a score and the letters "BD" imprinted on one side and 20mg imprinted on the other side, sealed in foil pouches of 50. Older tablets are pink coloured round 20mg tablets with a score on one side.