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Drug interactions between ribavirin and simeprevir

Results for the following 2 drugs:
ribavirin
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

A total of 36 drugs are known to interact with ribavirin.

simeprevir

A total of 160 drugs are known to interact with simeprevir.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

ribavirin food

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.

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Moderate

simeprevir food

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.

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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

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.
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 information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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