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Eltrombopag and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with eltrombopag which include:

Moderate

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 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 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.

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Moderate

eltrombopag ↔ food

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.

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eltrombopag drug Interactions

There are 197 drug interactions with eltrombopag

eltrombopag disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with eltrombopag 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.

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