Tykerb Drug Interactions

Nicardipine
Nicardipine may increase the level of Tykerb in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may suggest a lower Tykerb dose to prevent this drug interaction from occurring.
 
Pioglitazone or Rosiglitazone
Tykerb may increase the level of pioglitazone or rosiglitazone in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your pioglitazone or rosiglitazone dosage to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Protease inhibitors may increase the level of Tykerb in your blood, which could increase your risk of side effects. Depending on your individual situation, your healthcare provider may suggest a lower Tykerb dose.
 
Repaglinide
Tykerb may increase the level of repaglinide in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your repaglinide dosage if you are taking these medications together.
 
Rifamycin Antibiotics
Rifamycin antibiotics may decrease the level of Tykerb in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Tykerb with a rifamycin antibiotic.
 
St. John's Wort
St. John's wort may increase the level of Tykerb in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking St. John's wort with Tykerb.
 

Final Thoughts on Tykerb Drug Interactions

Not all Tykerb drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions that may apply to you.
 
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