Tamoxifen and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with tamoxifen.
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.
Tamoxifen drug interactions
There are 394 drug interactions with tamoxifen.
Tamoxifen disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with tamoxifen which include:
- DVT/pulmonary embolism
- endometrial dysplasia
- hepatic dysfunction
- visual disturbances
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No interaction information available.|
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