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What drugs or foods may interact with hormone therapy for menopause?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Tell your doctor about any medications or supplements you're taking. The hormones estrogen and progestin can interact with other drugs and change how they work. Some medications can also raise or lower the level of estrogen in your blood. Your doctor may need to adjust your other medications before you start or stop hormone therapy.

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