Drug Interactions between atazanavir and Cycrin
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Cycrin (medroxyprogesterone)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: Cycrin (medroxyprogesterone) and atazanavir
Ask your doctor before using medroxyPROGESTERone together with atazanavir. Atazanavir may affect the safety and decrease the birth control effectiveness of medroxyPROGESTERone. Women who use birth control pills or birth control patches should choose a different kind of contraception during atazanavir therapy. Using medroxyPROGESTERone together with atazanavir can also increase the blood levels or add to the side effects of medroxyPROGESTERone. This can cause sudden headache, confusion, pain behind the eyes, problems with vision, speech, or balance, nausea, and stomach pain. 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.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: atazanavir
Food can enhance the levels of atazanavir in your body. To ensure maximal oral absorption, atazanavir should be administered with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication.
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 interaction information available.|
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