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Drug interactions between grapefruit and praziquantel

Results for the following 2 drugs:
grapefruit
praziquantel

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between grapefruit and praziquantel. 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.

    praziquantel

    A total of 77 drugs (331 brand and generic names) are known to interact with praziquantel.

    Drug and food interactions

    Moderate

    praziquantel food

    Applies to: praziquantel

    Food can enhance the levels of praziquantel in your body. To ensure maximal oral absorption, praziquantel should be administered with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. If you are receiving therapy with praziquantel you should avoid grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of praziquantel in your body and increase side effects of dizziness, abdominal discomfort, and nausea.. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.

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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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