Drug Interactions With Flutamide

More Information on Drug Interactions With Flutamide

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when flutamide is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
CYP 1A2 Inhibitor Medications
The body breaks down flutamide using enzymes in the liver known as CYP 1A2 enzymes. Medications known as CYP 1A2 inhibitors can decrease the activity of these enzymes. Thus, combining flutamide with one of these drugs may increase the level of flutamide in your body, increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely if you take these medications together.
 
CYP 3A4 Inducer Medications
The body breaks down flutamide using enzymes in the liver known as CYP 3A4 enzymes. Medications known as CYP 3A4 inducers can increase the activity of these enzymes. Thus, combining flutamide with one of these drugs may decrease the level of flutamide in your body, making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely to make sure flutamide is working if you take it with a CYP 3A4 inducer.
 
CYP 3A4 Inhibitor Medications
The body breaks down flutamide using enzymes in the liver known as CYP 3A4 enzymes. Medications known as CYP 3A4 inhibitors can decrease the activity of these enzymes. Thus, combining flutamide with one of these drugs may increase the level of flutamide in your body, increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely if you take these medications together.
 
Warfarin
Combining flutamide and warfarin can increase your risk for bleeding. Your healthcare provider will monitor you more closely if you take these medicines together and adjust your warfarin dosage if needed.
 
5 Easy Tips to Manage Visitors During Cancer Treatment

Flutamide Drug Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.