Drug interactions between grapefruit and Tykerb
Interactions between your drugs
A total of 0 drugs are known to interact with grapefruit.
- Tykerb is a member of the following drug classes: EGFR inhibitors, HER2 inhibitors.
- Tykerb is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Tykerb (lapatinib)
Take lapatinib on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 1 hour after a meal unless otherwise directed by your doctor. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. The lapatinib dose is administered once daily and should not be divided. The usual dose of lapatinib is equal to 5 tablets. You may swallow each tablet one at a time, but take the entire lapatinib dose at the same time each day. If you are receiving therapy with lapatinib you should be advised to avoid grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of lapatinib in your body and lead to dangerous side effects.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.