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Exemestane Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with exemestane:


Exemestane (Includes Exemestane) ↔ Osteoporosis

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Osteoporosis

Reductions in bone mineral density (BMD) over time are seen with the use of exemestane. Women with osteoporosis or at risk of osteoporosis should have their BMD formally assessed by densitometry at treatment initiation. Monitoring for BMD loss is recommended, and treatment for it should be started as appropriate.


Exemestane (Includes Exemestane) ↔ Vitamin D Deficiency

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Vitamin D Deficiency

Routine assessment of vitamin D levels prior to the start of aromatase inhibitor treatment should be performed, due to the high prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in women with early breast cancer. Women with vitamin D deficiency should receive supplementation.

exemestane drug Interactions

There are 113 drug interactions with exemestane

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.

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

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