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Alecensa (alectinib) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Alecensa (alectinib):


alectinib ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food significantly increases the absorption of alectinib. You should take each dose of alectinib with food. Taking it on an empty stomach may lead to inadequate blood levels and reduced effectiveness of the medication.

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Alecensa (alectinib) drug interactions

There are 104 drug interactions with Alecensa (alectinib)

Alecensa (alectinib) disease interactions

There are 5 disease interactions with Alecensa (alectinib) which include:

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.

Further information

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