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Fingolimod and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with fingolimod.


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

fingolimod - hypertension

Hypertension was reported as an adverse reaction in patients on fingolimod. Blood pressure should be monitored during treatment with this agent as it can increase the blood pressure of patients with hypertension.


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Fingolimod drug interactions

There are 589 drug interactions with fingolimod.

Fingolimod disease interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with fingolimod which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
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 interaction information available.

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