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Nolvadex (tamoxifen) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Nolvadex (tamoxifen):


Tamoxifen (Includes Nolvadex) ↔ DVT/pulmonary embolism

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Thrombotic/Thromboembolic Disorder

The use of tamoxifen is contraindicated in women with a history of deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolus or in women who require concomitant coumarin- type anticoagulant therapy. There is evidence of an increased incidence of thromboembolic events, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, during tamoxifen therapy.

Nolvadex (tamoxifen) drug interactions

There are 459 drug interactions with Nolvadex (tamoxifen)

Nolvadex (tamoxifen) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Nolvadex (tamoxifen)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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.
Unknown No information available.

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