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Impavido (miltefosine) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Impavido (miltefosine):


miltefosine ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Taking miltefosine with food may help reduce gastrointestinal side effects such as nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. You should take each dose of miltefosine with your meals. Contact your doctor if you develop severe vomiting or diarrhea that does not go away. Drink plenty of fluids while you are experiencing nausea or vomiting to help prevent dehydration, which may increase the risk of kidney injury.

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Impavido (miltefosine) drug Interactions

There are 23 drug interactions with Impavido (miltefosine)

Impavido (miltefosine) disease Interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Impavido (miltefosine) 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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