Which medications in the drug class Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators are used in the treatment of Gynecomastia?

Updated: Mar 22, 2018
  • Author: George Ansstas, MD; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators

Selective estrogen receptor modulators inhibit estrogen effects.

Clomiphene (Clomid, Serophene)

Clomiphene stimulates the release of pituitary gonadotropins.


Tamoxifen competitively binds to the estrogen receptor, producing a nuclear complex that decreases deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) synthesis and inhibits estrogen effects.

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