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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:
Aminoglutethimide may speed up how quickly your body processes tamoxifen.
What might happen:
The amount of tamoxifen in your blood may not work as well. At the same time, taking both of these medicines together may increase your risk of side effects.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Let your doctor know if you develop a rash; easy bruising or bleeding; signs of an infection such as fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; or fatigue.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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