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One of the SELECTIVE ESTROGEN RECEPTOR MODULATORS with tissue-specific activities. Tamoxifen acts as an anti-estrogen (inhibiting agent) in the mammary tissue, but as an estrogen (stimulating agent) in cholesterol metabolism, bone density, and cell proliferation in the ENDOMETRIUM.

Year introduced: 1978(1975)

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Tree Number(s): D02.455.426.559.389.150.700.900

MeSH Unique ID: D013629

Registry Number: 094ZI81Y45

Entry Terms:

  • Zitazonium
  • ICI-46474
  • ICI46474
  • ICI 46474
  • ICI-46,474
  • ICI 46,474
  • ICI46,474
  • ICI-47699
  • ICI47699
  • ICI 47699
  • Tomaxithen
  • Tamoxifen Citrate
  • Citrate, Tamoxifen
  • Nolvadex
  • Novaldex
  • Soltamox

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