What are Generics?
Generic drugs marketed without brand names contain the exact same active ingredients used in their brand-name counterparts, but cost significantly less. The drugs are required to meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standards for safety, purity and effectiveness.
Tamoxifen blocks the actions of estrogen, a female hormone. Certain types of breast cancer require estrogen to grow. Generic Tamoxifen is used to treat and prevent some types of breast cancer. Tamoxifen is one of Mylan Pharmaceuticals best-selling drugs.
Generic Tamoxifen may also marketed as: Nolvadex, Apo-Tamox, Tamizam.
*Tamoxifen® is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.