Cabazitaxel; Docetaxel/Selected Protease Inhibitors
How the interaction occurs:
Your protease inhibitor may slow down how quickly your liver processes your cancer medicine.
What might happen:
The amount of your cancer medicine in your blood may increase and it may cause more side effects than expected.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to change the dose of your medicine. Let your doctor know right away if you develop any signs of an infection such a fever, chills, or a cough; numbness, tingling, or burning in your hands and/or feet; any unusual swelling.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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