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Medications for Breast Cancer, Palliative

Drugs associated with Breast Cancer, Palliative

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Breast Cancer, Palliative: Palliative care in breast cancer aims to prevent or treat the symptoms and side effects of the disease and its treatment.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
tamoxifen Rx D N Add review
7.0

Generic name: tamoxifen systemic

Brand names:  Nolvadex, Soltamox

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Zoladex Rx X N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: goserelin systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, gonadotropin releasing hormones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Premarin Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Megace Rx X N Add review
6.0

Generic name: megestrol systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Estradiol Patch Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Estrace Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Nolvadex Rx D N Add review
7.0

Generic name: tamoxifen systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
estradiol Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: estradiol systemic

Brand names:  Estradiol Patch, Estrace

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Adrucil Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: fluorouracil systemic

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
conjugated estrogens Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Brand names:  Premarin, Cenestin, Enjuvia, Premarin Intravenous

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts

 
Depo-Testosterone Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Android Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: methyltestosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Androxy Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: fluoxymesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Megace ES Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: megestrol systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Testopel Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Delatestryl Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
fluorouracil Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: fluorouracil systemic

Brand name:  Adrucil

Drug class: antimetabolites

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
megestrol Rx X N Add review
6.0

Generic name: megestrol systemic

Brand names:  Megace, Megace ES

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, progestins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Cenestin Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
methyltestosterone Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: methyltestosterone systemic

Brand names:  Android, Testred, Methitest

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Soltamox Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: tamoxifen systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, selective estrogen receptor modulators

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Halotestin Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: fluoxymesterone systemic

Drug class: hormones/antineoplastics, androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
testosterone Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Brand names:  Depo-Testosterone, Testopel, Delatestryl, FIRST-Testosterone MC, Testro AQ

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Enjuvia Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: conjugated estrogens systemic

Drug class: estrogens

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
FIRST-Testosterone MC Rx X 3 Add review Add

Generic name: testosterone systemic

Drug class: androgens and anabolic steroids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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