Drug interactions between irinotecan and Vectibix
Interactions between your drugs
irinotecan ↔ panitumumab
Applies to:irinotecan and Vectibix (panitumumab)
In clinical studies, patients receiving panitumumab combined with irinotecan and other chemotherapy drugs had an increased risk of severe diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration and potentially life-threatening complications such as electrolyte imbalances and kidney failure. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring by your doctor to safely use both medications. 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.
Drug and food interactions
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.