Drug interactions between grapefruit and 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.
A total of 0 drugs are known to interact with grapefruit.
- Imatinib is a member of the drug class BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
- Imatinib is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: imatinib
Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels 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 the medication, then it is advisable for you to talk with your doctor before changing the amounts of these products in your diet, as this may alter the effects of your medication. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. Orange juice is not expected to interact.
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.|
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