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Tamoxen (tamoxifen) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Tamoxen (tamoxifen):


tamoxifen ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

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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Tamoxen (tamoxifen) drug interactions

There are 459 drug interactions with Tamoxen (tamoxifen)

Tamoxen (tamoxifen) disease interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Tamoxen (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.

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

Further information

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