Tamoxifen Citrate is an anti-estrogen used in the treatment and prevention of breast cancer.
This medication is taken orally in tablet form and works by blocking the activity of estrogen in the breast area.
Common side effects of Tamoxifen Citrate include increased bone or tumor pain, hot flashes, vaginal discharge, extreme fatigue, dizziness, upset stomach, thinning of hair and loss of appetite.
Tamoxifen Citrate has also been known to cause uterine cancer, strokes and blood clots in the lungs in a number of patients who have taken this drug for prolonged periods of time.
This drug may occasionally be prescribed for other uses, as determined by your doctor.