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Kuvan (sapropterin) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Kuvan (sapropterin):


sapropterin ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Food increases the absorption of sapropterin. Sapropterin should be administered with food, preferably at the same time each day. Sapropterin tablets should be dissolved in 4 to 8 ounces (120 to 240 mL) of water or apple juice and taken within 15 minutes of dissolution.

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Kuvan (sapropterin) drug Interactions

There are 28 drug interactions with Kuvan (sapropterin)

Kuvan (sapropterin) disease Interactions

There are 2 disease interactions with Kuvan (sapropterin) 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.

Further information

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