Drug Interactions

Tamoxifen can potentially interact with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Tamoxifen).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this drug if you have:
  • Unexplained vaginal bleeding
  • A history of blood clot or stroke
  • Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Tamoxifen to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose of Tamoxifen?

People who take too much tamoxifen may have symptoms that include:
  • Shakiness (tremor)
  • Overactive reflexes
  • Unsteady walking
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • Seizures.
(Click Tamoxifen Overdose for more information.)
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