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Drug Interactions between Bactrim and Rapamune

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

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Interactions between your drugs

No interactions were found between Bactrim and Rapamune. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

Bactrim

A total of 418 drugs are known to interact with Bactrim.

Rapamune

A total of 686 drugs are known to interact with Rapamune.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

sirolimus food

Applies to: Rapamune (sirolimus)

Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with sirolimus and could lead to potentially dangerous effects. Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while you are taking sirolimus. Also, you should preferably take sirolimus at least one hour before eating. If you do take it with food, you should take it each time with food to avoid changes in sirolimus levels. The oral liquid form of sirolimus must be mixed with water or orange juice only. Do not use grapefruit juice to mix this medication.

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Moderate

sulfamethoxazole food

Applies to: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim)

Ask your doctor before using sulfamethoxazole together with ethanol. Contact your doctor if you experience unpleasant side effects such as fast heartbeats, warmth or redness under your skin, tingly feeling, nausea, or vomiting. If you experience these side effects, you may need to avoid ethanol while taking sulfamethoxazole. You should check your food and medicine labels to see if these products contain ethanol. 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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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.


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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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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.