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Drug Interactions between HiDex and rimegepant

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

  • HiDex (dexamethasone)
  • rimegepant

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Interactions between your drugs

Major

dexamethasone rimegepant

Applies to: HiDex (dexamethasone) and rimegepant

Dexamethasone may decrease the blood levels and effects of rimegepant. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. Contact your doctor if your condition changes or you experience increased side effects. 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

Moderate

rimegepant food

Applies to: rimegepant

If you are receiving therapy with rimegepant you may want to avoid the regular consumption of large amounts of grapefruits and grapefruit juice. Grapefruit can raise the levels of rimegepant in your body and lead to increased side effects. If grapefruit or grapefruit juice is consumed along with rimegepant, the manufacturer recommends avoiding a second dose of rimegepant within 48 hours. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. 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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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

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