Drug interactions between afatinib and cetuximab
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between afatinib and cetuximab - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Afatinib is in the drug class multikinase inhibitors.
- Afatinib is used to treat Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.
- Cetuximab is a member of the drug class EGFR inhibitors.
- Cetuximab is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: afatinib
Food may reduce the absorption of afatinib, which may lead to lower blood levels of the medication and possibly reduced effectiveness. You should take afatinib at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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