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Afatinib and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with afatinib:

Moderate

afatinib ↔ food

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.

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afatinib drug Interactions

There are 136 drug interactions with afatinib

afatinib disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with afatinib:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
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.

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