Precautions and Warnings With Tamoxifen

Who Should Not Take Tamoxifen?

You should not take tamoxifen if you:
  • Are allergic to tamoxifen, Nolvadex, or any inactive components used to make tamoxifen. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have had a blood clot, including deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
  • Are taking an anticoagulant ("blood thinner") medication.

Precautions and Warnings With Tamoxifen: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which tamoxifen should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the medication. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with tamoxifen that may apply to you.
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