Drug Interactions between Baraclude and losartan
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Baraclude (entecavir)
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between Baraclude and losartan - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Baraclude is in the drug class nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs).
- Baraclude is used to treat Hepatitis B.
- Losartan is a member of the drug class angiotensin receptor blockers.
- Losartan is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: losartan
If you are taking losartan you should avoid potassium-containing salt substitutes or over-the-counter potassium supplements without first talking to your doctor. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. High levels of potassium can cause weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, tingling of the extremities, or feelings of heaviness in the legs. Call your doctor at once if you have any of these symptoms.
In some patients grapefruits and grapefruit juice may decrease the efficacy of losartan. Grapefruits and grapefruit juice should be avoided if an interaction is suspected. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
Applies to: Baraclude (entecavir)
You may experience reduced absorption of entecavir in the presence of food. Take entecavir on an empty stomach 2 hours before or 2 hours after a meal unless otherwise directed by your doctor. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. It is important to take entecavir regularly to get the most benefit.
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.|