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Trabectedin and Alcohol / Food Interactions

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

Moderate

trabectedin ↔ food

Moderate Food Interaction

Do not consume grapefruit or grapefruit juice during treatment with trabectedin, as it may increase blood levels of the medication. This can increase the risk and/or severity of side effects such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, liver problems, heart muscle problems (e.G., heart failure), and impaired bone marrow function resulting in low numbers of different types of blood cells. You may be more likely to develop anemia, bleeding problems, and infections because of low blood cell counts. In addition, your may have an increased risk of developing a rare but serious condition called rhabdomyolysis that involves the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue. In some cases, rhabdomyolysis can cause kidney damage and even death. Talk to your doctor if you have any questions or concerns. Let your doctor know immediately if you have unexplained muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness during treatment with trabectedin, especially if these symptoms are accompanied by fever or dark colored urine. You should also seek immediate medical attention if you develop fever, chills, joint pain or swelling, unusual bleeding or bruising, skin rash, itching, loss of appetite, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, dark colored urine, and/or yellowing of the skin or eyes, as these may be signs and symptoms of liver damage. Avoid excessive use of alcohol, as it may add to the effects of trabectedin on the liver. 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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trabectedin drug Interactions

There are 627 drug interactions with trabectedin

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.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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