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Drug interactions between Evening Primrose Oil and tamoxifen

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Evening Primrose Oil (evening primrose)
tamoxifen

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Evening Primrose Oil and tamoxifen - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Evening Primrose Oil

A total of 390 drugs (1935 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Evening Primrose Oil.

tamoxifen

A total of 449 drugs (1714 brand and generic names) are known to interact with tamoxifen.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

tamoxifen food

Applies to: tamoxifen

Talk to your doctor before using tamoxifen with soy products. There is some evidence that substances present in soy may stimulate breast tumor growth and interfere with the action of tamoxifen, although this has not been proven. Whether soy products are effective for hot flashes is also uncertain. 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.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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