Drug interactions between ribavirin and simeprevir
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between ribavirin and simeprevir - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Ribavirin is in the following drug classes: inhaled anti-infectives, purine nucleosides.
- Ribavirin is used to treat the following conditions:
- Simeprevir is a member of the drug class protease inhibitors.
- Simeprevir is used to treat Hepatitis C.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: ribavirin
Food can enhance the levels of ribavirin in your body. Ribavirin should be taken with food or just after eating. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Do not take it on an empty stomach. Swallow the tablet or capsule whole.
Applies to: simeprevir
Food significantly increases the absorption of simeprevir. You should take each dose of simeprevir with food. Taking it on an empty stomach may lead to inadequate blood levels and reduced effectiveness of the medication.
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
|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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