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Kuvan (sapropterin) Disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Kuvan (sapropterin):


Sapropterin (Includes Kuvan) ↔ liver impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Liver Disease

Patients with liver impairment have not been evaluated in clinical trials with sapropterin. Hepatic damage has been associated in patients with impaired phenylalanine metabolism. Caution and monitoring is advised in patients with liver impairment who are receiving treatment with sapropterin.


Sapropterin (Includes Kuvan) ↔ renal impairment

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applies to: Renal Dysfunction

Patients with renal impairment have not been evaluated in sapropterin clinical trials. Monitor patients who have renal impairment carefully if receiving treatment with sapropterin.

Kuvan (sapropterin) drug interactions

There are 28 drug interactions with Kuvan (sapropterin)

Kuvan (sapropterin) alcohol/food interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Kuvan (sapropterin)

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.

Further information

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