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Drug interactions between influenza virus vaccine, h1n1, live and Solu-Medrol

Results for the following 2 drugs:
influenza virus vaccine, h1n1, live
Solu-Medrol (methylprednisolone)

Interactions between your drugs

Major

methylprednisolone ↔ influenza virus vaccine, h1n1, live

Applies to:Solu-Medrol (methylprednisolone) and influenza virus vaccine, h1n1, live

If you are currently being treated or have recently been treated with methylPREDNISolone, you should let your doctor know before receiving influenza virus vaccine, H1N1, live. Depending on the dose and length of time you have been on methylPREDNISolone, you may be at risk for developing an infection from the vaccine or have a reduced response to the vaccine. In some situations, your doctor may want to delay vaccination to give your body time to recover from the effects of methylPREDNISolone therapy. Conversely, if you have recently been vaccinated with influenza virus vaccine, H1N1, live, your doctor may choose to postpone treatment with methylPREDNISolone for a few weeks. 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

methylprednisolone food

Applies to: Solu-Medrol (methylprednisolone)

Grapefruit juice may increase the blood levels and effects of certain medications such as methylPREDNISolone. You may want to limit your consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice during treatment with methylPREDNISolone. However, if you have been regularly consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice with methylPREDNISolone, 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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