Managing menopausal symptoms and depression in tamoxifen users: implications of drug and medicinal interactions.

@article{Desmarais2010ManagingMS,
  title={Managing menopausal symptoms and depression in tamoxifen users: implications of drug and medicinal interactions.},
  author={Julie Eve Desmarais and Karl Julian Looper},
  journal={Maturitas},
  year={2010},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={296-308}
}
OBJECTIVE Tamoxifen, a medication used in the treatment of breast cancer, often induces menopausal symptoms. Certain medications and natural supplements taken or prescribed to alleviate tamoxifen-induced hot flashes and depressive states in women with breast cancer interact with tamoxifen. This paper reviews potentially problematic interactions and offers treatment recommendations. METHODS Medline (1950-June 1, 2010), Embase Classic+Embase (1947-June 1, 2010) and PsycINFO (1967-June 1, 2010… CONTINUE READING
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