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Drug Interactions between adapalene topical and verteporfin

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • adapalene topical
  • verteporfin

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adapalene topical verteporfin

Applies to: adapalene topical and verteporfin

Using verteporfin together with adapalene topical may cause an increase in photosensitivity reactions, which could cause your skin to burn when exposed to light. Check with your doctor to see if you should temporarily withhold any of your medications before and after treatment with verteporfin. You should avoid exposure of skin or eyes to sunlight or bright indoor lights (examination lamps, operating room lamps, tanning beds, lights at close proximity) for 5 days after treatment with verteporfin. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Drug and food interactions

No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

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