Tamoxifen and the enzyme CYP2D6
Tamoxifen is processed to a large extent by the enzyme CYP2D6.
The activity of this enzyme can vary considerably depending on your genetic predisposition, which means the efficacy of tamoxifen and the risk of side effects can differ from person to person.
Information about your genetic predisposition may therefore provide grounds for extra vigilance in relation to a treatment with tamoxifen.
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