Tamoxifen (Tamoxim / Nolvadex)

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Nolvadex – drug based on tamoxifen, which is used to treat breast cancer in women. Its anti – estrogenic properties allow to act on the tumor, reducing it in terms of size and suspends development (some types of tumors develop right under the influence of estrogen, with a high content of these substances in the blood is an increase in glands mammary in men and women).

Tamoksimed – drug based on tamoxifen, which is used to treat breast cancer in women. Its anti – estrogenic properties allow to act on the tumor, reducing it in terms of size and suspends development (some types of tumors develop right under the influence of estrogen, with a high content of these substances in the blood is an increase in glands mammary in men and women).

Although breast cancer – a woman’s disease, according to statistics, more than Tamoksimed popular among men. This can be explained by the fact that the tool is often used in the course of anabolic steroids. Sufficiently high dosages and duration of reception of preparations with high levels of androgens significantly increases the risk of feminilizatsii: accumulation of fat, high content of water in the body, gynecomastia and other side effects. Tamoximed, having anti-estrogenic effect, able to withstand the aromatization process, block the formation of bonds between receptors and estrogens.

Active chemical: tamoxifen citrate

Tamoxifen (Nolvadex) is a brand name for tamoxifen citrate, a non-steroid substance that exhibits anti-estrogenic properties. These properties are explained by the ability of the drug to compete with estrogen for a place in various tissues, such as the breast. In medicine, this effect is very useful in the treatment of patients with estrogen-induced tumors, for example with breast cancer.

Effects of Tamoxifen

Male bodybuilders find this drug very effective in fighting the effects of steroid aromatization and increasing the level of estrogen in the body, such as gynecomastia and the formation of fat deposits that form the female silhouette. These effects can occur both with an increase in the level of estrogen in the body, and with a decrease in the natural production of androgens. Nolvadex works by occupying estrogen receptors, as a result of the use of the drug, the unnecessary development of the tissues on the breast is significantly reduced and may cease altogether. The drug is not toxic and has no side effects. It adapts well to most anabolic cycles.

Side effects of the drug Tamoxifen

Regarding the use of tamoxifen in bodybuilding, I would like to draw immediate attention to the fact that it is prescribed only in combination with the use of anabolic drugs. Most of the steroid drugs in their composition contain a large number of so-called flavoring components. These components tend to cause an increase in the total number of estrogens in the patient’s blood. As a result, due to the prohibitive accumulation of estrogen, all types of feminization phenomena begin to appear in athletes. Often this manifests itself as:

      

  • Gynecomastia (increase in the size of the mammary glands in a man, unilateral or bilateral),
      
  • Excessive accumulation of liquids in the body,
      forced accumulation in the subcutaneous tissue of adipose tissues.

Of course, “all these side charms” to none of the bodybuilders at all. Tamoxifen, in turn, is precisely the tool that can prevent the emergence of all these very harmless and unpleasant phenomena. This effect is obtained due to the blocking of the estrogen receptor of human tissues by the drug, consequently the formation of the “receptor + estrogen” compounds is completely suppressed. In addition to all of the above, it is very positive that this pharmacological agent, in its interaction with the body, does not stop the aromatization.

How to take Tamoximed

More often, the drug is used at the end of the course of anabolic steroid intake. This is because the Tamoximed can significantly increase testosterone production from the body, whose level of the athlete after prolonged use of severely reduced steroids. How to take Tamoksimed – an individual question: a lot depends on the “power” of the course of anabolic steroids. For the prevention of the estrogenic effects of AAS, it is recommended to take 10 milligrams of the daily medication. The admission as tPost-course eradication begins approximately 3 – 4 weeks after the abolition of anabolic steroids.


The recommended Tamoximed course for athletes who are prone to dressing, or gynecomastia, while taking strong steroids (eg, Anadrol, or Testosterone Danabol) is 20 – 30 milligrams a day, until the elimination of side effects. The female dosages of the drug do not differ from the male ones. Tamoksimed by Pharma Balkan – oral medication, taking it during the meal should be: do not chew the tablets and drink plenty of fluids.

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