Tamoxifen is unproved for gynaecomastia

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7422.1050-b (Published 30 October 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1050
  1. Julie C Doughty (dr37d@udcf.gla.ac.uk), honorary senior lecturer,
  2. Christopher R Wilson, consultant surgeon
  1. Department of Surgery, Western Infirmary, Glasgow G11 6NT

    EDITOR—We were amazed at Khan and Blamey's recommendation of tamoxifen as first line treatment of gynaecomastia.1 This drug does not have a product licence for such treatment. …

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