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I Have Been On Wellbutrin XL 450 Mg For Many Years And Have Been On Tamoxifen For 2 Yrs. Is This Safe To Take Together?

I Have Been On Wellbutrin XL 450 Mg For Many Years And Have Been On Tamoxifen For 2 Yrs. Is This Safe To Take Together?

My oncologist gave me no information on the subject. I was just told it was fine. However. I’ve done much research on this subject with conflicting answers. I need to be on the wellbutrin. This is something that I cannot change. It would be dangerous. But is the tamoxifen even working because of the interaction between the two drugs? Does anyone have any advice? I’m dealing well on the tamoxifen for the most part. I’ve learned to live with the side effects. And I was perimeniopasual when we… read more

posted 11 days ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

Definitely check with the pharmacist- just like the oncologist is a specialty doctor for cancer- people forget sometimes that the pharmacist is a specialty doctor for drugs. My husband takes assorted prescriptions and had a headache, I told him I was not comfortable giving him anything without checking with the pharmacist. Since we get all our prescriptions filled at the same place, it was easy for him to check- after which, he was so concerned that I get the right OTC med, he went and got it himself, because of possible interactions with the ongoing prescriptions.

Hope your pharmacist is as awesome as ours!! Hugs!!

posted 11 days ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

Hi Angelina,
I would suggest you check with your pharmacist or the hospital pharmacist.
Good luck

posted 11 days ago
A MyBCTeam Member said:

Thank you!

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