Drug interactions between NAC and pirfenidone
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Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between NAC and pirfenidone. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
A total of 6 drugs (42 brand and generic names) are known to interact with NAC.
- NAC is in the following drug classes: antidotes, mucolytics.
- NAC is used to treat the following conditions:
A total of 115 drugs (584 brand and generic names) are known to interact with pirfenidone.
Drug and food interactions
Pirfenidone should be taken with food to help reduce dizziness and gastrointestinal side effects such as diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach. Avoid smoking during treatment, as cigarette smoking can reduce the blood levels and effects of pirfenidone. If you are a smoker, you should try to quit smoking before starting treatment. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns, or need help in finding a smoking cessation program. You should also avoid consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice while taking pirfenidone, as it may increase blood levels of the medication and lead to more 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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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.
||Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
||Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
||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.
||No information available.
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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