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Avastin (bevacizumab) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Avastin (bevacizumab):


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

VEGFR - hypertension

Inhibitors of vascular endothelial growth factor receptors (VEGFR) have been associated with severe increases in blood pressure. Therapy with these agents should be administered cautiously in patients with preexisting hypertension. Blood pressure should be assessed prior to initiating treatment, regularly during treatment and after discontinuation in patients with bevacizumab -induced or -exacerbated hypertension. Temporarily suspend these agents in patients with severe hypertension that is not controlled with medical management. Discontinue these agents in patients with hypertensive crisis or hypertensive encephalopathy.

Avastin (bevacizumab) drug Interactions

There are 24 drug interactions with Avastin (bevacizumab)

Avastin (bevacizumab) disease Interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with Avastin (bevacizumab) 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.

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

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