Drug interactions between Singulair and tamoxifen
Interactions between your selected drugs
Tamoxifen may increase the blood levels and effects of montelukast. You may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects such as headache, fever, sore throat, cough, abdominal pain, diarrhea, earache, runny nose, or uncommon but serious behavior and mood changes (e.G., agitation including aggressive behavior or hostility; bad or vivid dreams; depression; confusion; difficulty concentrating; anxiety; hallucinations; irritability; memory impairment; restlessness; sleep walking; suicidal thoughts and actions; tremor; trouble sleeping). It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug Interaction Classification
The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
|Major||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderate||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minor||Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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