Drug Interactions between omeprazole and Tarceva
This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:
- Tarceva (erlotinib)
Interactions between your drugs
Applies to: omeprazole and Tarceva (erlotinib)
Using erlotinib together with omeprazole is generally not recommended. Omeprazole may interfere with the absorption of erlotinib into the bloodstream, which may make the medication less effective in treating your cancer. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact. 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
Applies to: Tarceva (erlotinib)
Erlotinib should be taken on an empty stomach 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal and at the same time each day unless otherwise directed by your doctor. You should also avoid grapefruit and grapefruit juice while taking erlotinib. Food and grapefruit can raise the levels of erlotinib in your body and lead to increased side effects. Do not increase or decrease the amount of grapefruit products in your diet without first talking to your doctor.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No warnings were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
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