Allopurinol hepatotoxicity potentiated by tamoxifen

K. A. Shah, J. Levin, N. Rosen, E. Greenwald, B. Zumoff

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Allopurinol and tamoxifen have many adverse effects. Although both drugs have been used concomitantly, no drug interaction has been reported. A possible drug interaction, in which mild chronic allopurinol-induced hepatotoxicity was exacerbated by tamoxifen, is reported here.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1745-1746
Number of pages2
JournalNew York State Journal of Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1982


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