Tamoxifen/Selected SSRIs; SSNRIs
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Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Certain selected serotonin reuptake inhibitors may decrease the effect of tamoxifen by interfering with how the body activates tamoxifen.
What might happen:
The tamoxifen may not work as well.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are using these products together. Your doctor may want to change your medicine.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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