Taxotere Drug Interactions

Taxotere Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Taxotere is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Antibiotics or Antifungals
Combining certain antibiotics or antifungals and Taxotere may increase the level of Taxotere in your blood, increasing your risk of Taxotere side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Certain Anticonvulsants
Combining Taxotere with certain anticonvulsants (seizure medications) can decrease the level of Taxotere in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune)
Combining cyclosporine with Taxotere may increase the level of Taxotere in your blood, increasing your risk of Taxotere side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Live Vaccinations
Because chemotherapy medications (including Taxotere) can suppress the immune system, it is generally best to avoid live vaccinations while receiving chemotherapy treatment.
 
Rifamycin Antibiotics
Combining Taxotere with rifamycin antibiotics can affect the level of Taxotere in your blood. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 

Final Thoughts on Taxotere Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Taxotere drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions with Taxotere that may apply to you.
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