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Soltamox Dosage

Generic name: tamoxifen
Drug classes: Hormones / antineoplastics, Selective estrogen receptor modulators

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.


 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  SOL: 20 mg per 10 mL

Hormone receptor-positive breast CA

[adjuvant tx]
Dose: 20 mg PO qd x5-10y; Max: 20 mg/day; Info: for use following total/partial mastectomy, axillary dissection, and breast XRT and to decr. CA risk in contralateral breast
[metastatic dz]
Dose: 20-40 mg/day PO divided qd-bid; Info: for male and female metastatic breast CA tx; divide dose bid if >20 mg/day

Ductal CA in situ (DCIS)

[20 mg PO qd x5y]
Info: for use following breast surgery and XRT to decr. invasive breast CA risk

Breast CA prevention

[20 mg PO qd x5y]
Info: for high risk women


[10 mg PO qd x4mo]

Ovulation induction

[5-40 mg PO bid x4 days]

Renal dosing

[no adjustment]
renal impairment: no adjustment
HD: no adjustment; no supplement; PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]



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