Tamoxifen vs Testosterone

Tamoxifen
Testosterone
Other name: Nolvadex Nolvadex
Other name: Androgel Androgel
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cancer
2.0
Concern level
2.4
Concern level
1.6
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Cancer
Breast Cancer
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Decreased Libido
Cancer
Hypogonadism
Method of use:
Pill
Method of use:
Implant, Injection, Nasal Gel, Transdermal Gel
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Prescribing mode:
Rx
Tamoxifen is used for hormone-dependent types of breast cancer. It works by blocking the effect of estrogen in the body and thus stopping the growth of cancer cells that possess th...
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Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is found in mammals, reptiles, birds, and other vertebrates. In mammals, testosterone is primarily secreted in the testis of males and the ovaries of females, although small amounts are also...
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Top Concerns
Tam
Hot Flashes
10
Joint Pain
3
Insomnia
2
Blood Clots
2
Hair Loss
2
Night Sweats
2
Anxiety
1
Headaches
1
Osteoporosis
1
Itching
1
Top Concerns
Tes
Hair Loss
5
Acne
4
Anxiety
3
Hypothyroidism
2
Insulin Resistance
2
Hot Flashes
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Insomnia
1
Water Retention
1
Bloating
1
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1
Joint Pain
Tam
Tes
3
0
Insomnia
Tam
Tes
2
1
Blood Clots
Tam
Tes
2
0
Hair Loss
Tam
Tes
2
5
Night Sweats
Tam
Tes
2
0
Anxiety
Tam
Tes
1
3
Headaches
Tam
Tes
1
0
Osteoporosis
Tam
Tes
1
0
Itching
Tam
Tes
1
0
Hair Loss
Tes
Tam
5
2
Acne
Tes
Tam
4
0
Anxiety
Tes
Tam
3
1
Hypothyroidism
Tes
Tam
2
0
Insulin Resistance
Tes
Tam
2
0
Hot Flashes
Tes
Tam
1
10
High Blood Pressure
Tes
Tam
1
0
Insomnia
Tes
Tam
1
2
Water Retention
Tes
Tam
1
0
Bloating
Tes
Tam
1
0
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About Tamoxifen
Tamoxifen is an receptor antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, hydroxytamoxifen. In other tissues such as the endometrium, it behaves as an agonist, hence tamoxifen may be characterized as a mixed agonist/antagon...
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Tamoxifen
About Testosterone
Testosterone is a steroid hormone from the androgen group and is found in mammals, reptiles, birds, and other vertebrates. In mammals, testosterone is primarily secreted in the testis of males and the ovaries of females, although small amounts are also...
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Testosterone
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