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 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
|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.|
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