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Remdesivir and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with remdesivir:

Moderate

Alcohol (Ethanol) remdesivir

Moderate Drug Interaction

Remdesivir may cause liver problems, and using it with other medications that can also affect the liver such as ethanol may increase that risk. Blood tests to monitor liver function should be performed before and during treatment with remdesivir. Symptoms of liver problems include fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash, itching, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, pale stools, and/or yellowing of the skin or eyes. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Your doctor may be able to prescribe alternatives that do not interact, or you may need a dose adjustment or more frequent monitoring to safely use both medications. 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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Remdesivir drug interactions

There are 358 drug interactions with remdesivir

Remdesivir disease interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with remdesivir which include:

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.

Further information

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