Slt Hepatitis C Agents/Slt Moderate-Strong CYP3A4 Inducers Interactions

This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.

Medical warning:

Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Some medicines may increase how quickly your body processes your hepatitis C medicines.

What might happen:

The amount of the hepatitis C medicine(s) in your blood may decrease and so they may not work as well.

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 one of your medicines to make sure your hepatitis C treatment is effective.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.

  • 1.Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, and ritonavir; dasabuvir) US prescribing information. AbbVie Inc. November, 2017.
  • 2.Viekirax (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir) UK summary of product characteristics. AbbVie Limited May 16, 2016.
  • 3.Sunvepra (asunaprevir) Australia Prescribing Information. Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia Pty Ltd May 25, 2015.
  • 4.This information is based on or an extract from the UW Metabolism and Transport Drug Interaction Database (DIDB) Platform, Copyright University of Washington 1999-2014..

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