Drug interactions between bcg and mitomycin
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: mitomycin and bcg
Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.
CONTRAINDICATED: Administration of intravesicular BCG in patients receiving immunosuppressants, bone marrow depressants, and/or antineoplastic therapy may be associated with an increased risk of disseminated BCG infection. In addition, these patients may not develop an adequate immune response which would reduce the anti-tumor efficacy of BCG. Patients may be immunosuppressed if they have recently received or are receiving alkylating agents, antimetabolites, radiation, some antirheumatic agents, high dosages of corticosteroids or adrenocorticotropic agents (e.g., greater than 10 mg/day or 1 mg/kg/day of prednisone or equivalent for more than 2 weeks), or long-term topical or inhaled corticosteroids.
MANAGEMENT: Use of intravesicular BCG in immunosuppressed patients is considered contraindicated.
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- Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." O 0
- "Product Information. Tice BCG Vaccine (BCG (BCG vaccine))." Organon, West Orange, NJ.
Drug and food interactions
No results found in our database - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
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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