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Drug Interactions With Basiliximab

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when basiliximab is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Biologic and Immunologic Medications
Combining basiliximab with other medications that affect the immune system may increase your risk for potentially serious side effects, including allergic reactions, infections, and bleeding problems. Talk to your healthcare provider before using basiliximab with another biologic or immunologic medication.
Echinacea can make basiliximab less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking echinacea during basiliximab treatment.
Live Vaccinations
Live vaccines are vaccines that contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while using basiliximab, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, live vaccines may be less effective in people undergoing basiliximab treatment. Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving a vaccination or immunization.
Combining basiliximab with sipuleucel-T can make sipuleucel-T less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medicines together.

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all basiliximab interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.

Basiliximab Drug Information

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