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Defitelio (defibrotide) Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with Defitelio (defibrotide):


Defibrotide (Includes Defitelio) ↔ bleeding

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Bleeding

The use of defibrotide may increase the risk of bleeding in patients with hepatic veno-occlusive disease after hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation. Discontinue anticoagulants and fibrinolytic agents prior to defibrotide treatment, and consider delaying the start of defibrotide administration until the effects of the anticoagulant have subsided. It is recommended to withhold therapy with defibrotide in patients with active bleeding and to monitor patients for signs of bleeding. Discontinue treatment with defibrotide in patients that develop bleeding and treat the underlying cause, and provide supportive care until the bleeding has stopped.

Defitelio (defibrotide) drug interactions

There are 197 drug interactions with Defitelio (defibrotide)

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.
Unknown No information available.

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Further information

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