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When certain medications -- such as "live" vaccinations, NSAIDs, salicylates, or warfarin -- are taken together with Gemzar, drug interactions may potentially occur. For example, because chemotherapy drugs (including Gemzar) can suppress the immune system, you should generally avoid receiving live vaccinations during treatment with chemotherapy. Also, certain Gemzar interactions can increase a person's risk of bleeding. It is important to talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist about any drug interactions with Gemzar that may apply to you.
An Overview of Gemzar Drug InteractionsGemzar® (gemcitabine) can potentially interact with certain other medications. Some of these medicines that may lead to Gemzar interactions include:
- "Live" vaccinations, including:
- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as: