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Breast cancer drugs and antidepressants

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A new study shows that breast cancer survivors risk relapse if they use certain antidepressants while taking Tamoxifen.

Doctors say some antidepressants such as Prozac, Zoloft and Paxil may make the cancer prevention drug less effective.

Not all depression medicines interfere with Tamoxifen, and women are urged to talk with their doctors about which ones are safe.

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