Afatinib and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with afatinib.
Moderate Food Interaction
Food may reduce the absorption of afatinib, which may lead to lower blood levels of the medication and possibly reduced effectiveness. You should take afatinib at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.
Afatinib drug interactions
There are 142 drug interactions with afatinib.
Afatinib disease interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with afatinib which include:
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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 interaction information available.|
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