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Drug interactions between grapefruit and imatinib

Results for the following 2 drugs:
grapefruit
imatinib

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between grapefruit and imatinib. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

grapefruit

A total of 0 drugs are known to interact with grapefruit.

    imatinib

    A total of 905 drugs (5220 brand and generic names) are known to interact with imatinib.

    Drug and food interactions

    Moderate

    imatinib food

    Applies to: imatinib

    Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as imatinib. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with imatinib. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with imatinib, do not alter the amounts of these products in your diet without first talking to your doctor or other healthcare professional. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.

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    Therapeutic duplication warnings

    No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.

    Drug Interaction Classification

    The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
    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 information available.

    Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

    Further information

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