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Tecentriq (atezolizumab) Disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Tecentriq (atezolizumab):

Major

Atezolizumab (Includes Tecentriq) ↔ Hepatitis

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Liver Disease, Autoimmune Hepatitis

Immune-mediated hepatitis occurred in patients receiving atezolizumab treatment with reported liver test abnormalities. Monitor patients for liver function test and for symptoms of hepatitis. Monitor bilirubin prior to and periodically during treatment. Therapy with atezolizumab should be administered cautiously in these patients. It is recommended to withhold atezolizumab for Grade 2 immune-mediated hepatitis and institute appropriate measures and to permanently discontinue therapy for Grade or 4 immune-mediated hepatitis

Major

Atezolizumab (Includes Tecentriq) ↔ Pancreatitis

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Pancreatitis

Immune-related pancreatitis, including increases in serum amylase and lipase levels have been reported with the use of atezolizumab therapy. Caution is recommended and patients should be monitored for signs and symptoms of acute pancreatitis. Withhold atezolizumab for greater than or equal to Grade 3 serum amylase or lipase levels (> 2.0 ULN), or Grade 2 or 3 pancreatitis and permanently discontinue therapy for Grade 4 or any grade of recurrent pancreatitis.

Moderate

Atezolizumab (Includes Tecentriq) ↔ Pneumonitis

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Pulmonary Impairment

Immune-mediated pneumonitis, sometimes fatal, or interstitial lung disease have been reported during atezolizumab therapy. Patients should be monitored with radiographic imaging and for symptoms of pneumonitis. Therapy with atezolizumab should be administered cautiously in patients with or predisposed to pulmonary dysfunction. It is recommended to withhold atezolizumab until resolution for Grade 2 pneumonitis and to permanently discontinue therapy for Grade 3 or 4 pneumonitis.

Moderate

Atezolizumab (Includes Tecentriq) ↔ Renal Impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Renal Dysfunction

Population pharmacokinetic analyses suggest that no dose adjustment of atezolizumab is required for patients with renal impairment. The effect of severe renal impairment on the pharmacokinetics of atezolizumab is unknown. Caution is recommended with these patients.

Tecentriq (atezolizumab) drug Interactions

There are 93 drug interactions with Tecentriq (atezolizumab)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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