The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
June 15, 2009
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In Brief: Tamoxifen and SSRI Interactions
June 15, 2009 (Issue: 1314)Use of a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) is common in women taking tamoxifen (Nolvadex, and others) for breast cancer, both to treat depression and to decrease hot flashes. However, tamoxifen must be metabolized by CYP2D6 to become...more
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