Arcalyst and Alcohol/Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Arcalyst (rilonacept).
High Cholesterol (Hyperlipoproteinemia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Sitosterolemia)
Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility
rilonacept - hyperlipidemia
Patients treated with rilonacept experienced increases in their mean total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides. The mean increases from baseline for total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and triglycerides were 19 mg/dL, 2 mg/dL, 10 mg/dL, and 57 mg/dL respectively after 6 weeks of open-label therapy. Physicians should monitor the lipid profiles of their patients especially those with hyperlipidemias, and consider lipid-lowering therapies as needed based upon cardiovascular risk factors and current guidelines.
- "Product Information. Arcalyst (rilonacept)." Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc (2008):
Arcalyst drug interactions
There are 389 drug interactions with Arcalyst (rilonacept).
Arcalyst disease interactions
There are 5 disease interactions with Arcalyst (rilonacept) which include:
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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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