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Drug Interactions between doxorubicin and Herzuma

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

  • doxorubicin
  • Herzuma (trastuzumab)

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Interactions between your drugs

Major

DOXOrubicin trastuzumab

Applies to: doxorubicin and Herzuma (trastuzumab)

Ask your doctor before using DOXOrubicin together with trastuzumab. This can cause damage to the heart. Heart function and drug levels in the blood may be monitored with blood tests during treatment. Call your doctor if you experience difficulty breathing, fluid retention, or chest pain. You may need a dose adjustment to safely take both medications. 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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Drug and food interactions

No interactions were found. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

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

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.

Further information

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