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Anagrelide and Alcohol / Food Interactions

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


Caffeine ↔ anagrelide

Moderate Drug Interaction

Consumer information for this interaction is not currently available.

MONITOR: Theoretically, coadministration with anagrelide may increase the plasma concentrations and the risk of toxicity of drugs that are substrates of CYP450 1A2. The proposed mechanism, based on in vitro data, is decreased clearance due to anagrelide-mediated inhibition of CYP450 1A2 metabolism.

MANAGEMENT: Until more information is available, caution is advised if anagrelide is used concomitantly with drugs that are substrates of CYP450 1A2, particularly those with a narrow therapeutic range. Dosage adjustments as well as clinical and laboratory monitoring may be appropriate for some drugs whenever anagrelide is added to or withdrawn from therapy. Patients should be monitored for the development of adverse effects.


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anagrelide drug Interactions

There are 582 drug interactions with anagrelide

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.

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