Promacta and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with Promacta (eltrombopag).
multivitamins with minerals eltrombopag
Moderate Drug Interaction
Eltrombopag and multivitamin with minerals should not be taken orally at the same time. Products that contain aluminum, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc or other minerals may interfere with the absorption of eltrombopag into the bloodstream and reduce its effectiveness. You should take eltrombopag on an empty stomach at least 2 hours before or 4 hours after multivitamin with minerals. Talk to a healthcare professional if you are not sure whether a product contains something that could potentially interact with your medication or if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Moderate Food Interaction
Food may reduce the absorption and blood levels of eltrombopag. In addition, minerals such as aluminum, calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc can also interfere with eltrombopag absorption into the bloodstream, which may make the medication less effective in treating your condition. You should take eltrombopag on an empty stomach one hour before or two hours after a meal. Eltrombopag should also be taken at least 2 hours before or 4 hours after products like antacids, mineral supplements, dairy products, and fortified juices. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take this or other medications you are prescribed. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Promacta drug interactions
There are 154 drug interactions with Promacta (eltrombopag).
Promacta disease interactions
There are 4 disease interactions with Promacta (eltrombopag) which include:
- hepatitis C
- hepatotoxicity / hepatic dysfunction
- thrombotic / thromboembolic complications
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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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