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Several products may cause drug interactions when combined with estramustine. For example, if this chemotherapy medication is taken with certain vaccines, calcium-containing supplements, or echinacea, it may decrease the effectiveness of estramustine or increase your risk for infections or other complications. Make sure your healthcare provider has up-to-date information on any medications and supplements you are taking.

An Overview of Estramustine Interactions

Estramustine phosphate (Emcyt®) may interact with a few other medications. Some of the drugs that can react with estramustine include but are not limited to:
 
  • Amphotericin B (Abelcet®, AmBisome®, Amphotec®)
  • Calcium supplements or calcium-containing antacids
  • Certain biologic and immunologic medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
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