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Drug Interactions between omeprazole and rilpivirine

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

  • omeprazole
  • rilpivirine

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Interactions between your drugs


omeprazole rilpivirine

Applies to: omeprazole and rilpivirine

Using rilpivirine together with omeprazole is not recommended. By reducing the acidity level in the stomach, omeprazole can decrease the absorption and blood levels of rilpivirine and make the medication less effective against HIV. Talk to a healthcare provider if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor or pharmacist may be able to recommend alternatives that do not interact (or interact to a lesser extent) if you require treatment for stomach acid or ulcer while you are being treated with rilpivirine. 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


rilpivirine food

Applies to: rilpivirine

Food significantly increases the absorption of rilpivirine. You should take each dose of rilpivirine with a meal. Taking it on an empty stomach may lead to inadequate blood levels and reduced effectiveness of the medication. Grapefruit juice can also increase the absorption of rilpivirine and should preferably be avoided.

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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.

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