Cancer Home > Drug Interactions With Toremifene

A number of products can cause drug interactions when combined with toremifene, including St. John's wort, certain antidepressants, and antifungal medications. Some of these reactions may increase your risk for developing potentially serious complications, such as heart rhythm problems or dangerous bleeding. Your healthcare provider can help minimize these risks if he or she is aware of all medications and supplements you are taking.

 

An Overview of Toremifene Interactions

Toremifene citrate (Fareston®) can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the products that may lead to drug interactions with toremifene include but are not limited to:
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Certain antibiotics, including clarithromycin (Biaxin®) and telithromycin (Ketek®)
  • Certain antifungal medicines, such as:
    • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
    • Voriconazole (Vfend®)
         
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation
Advertisement


Topics

Medications

Quicklinks

Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2019 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.