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Drug Interactions With Ibritumomab

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when ibritumomab is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Amphotericin B
Combining ibritumomab with amphotericin B could increase your risk for amphotericin B side effects, such as kidney damage, low blood pressure (hypotension), and breathing problems. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely if you use these medications together.
 
Clozapine
Using clozapine and ibritumomab together may increase the risk for dangerously low white blood cells, which would increase your risk for infections. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medicines together.
 
Digoxin
Ibritumomab may decrease the amount of digoxin absorbed into the bloodstream, which could make digoxin less effective. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely if you use these medicines together, and adjust your digoxin dosage if necessary.
 
Biologic and Immunologic Medications
Combining ibritumomab with other medications that suppress the immune system may increase the risk for side effects, such as potentially serious infections and low blood cell counts, including low white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets. Your healthcare provider may want to monitor you more closely if you use these medicines together.
 
Echinacea
Echinacea can make ibritumomab less effective. This is because echinacea is thought to stimulate the activity of the immune system, while ibritumomab works by suppressing the activity of the immune system. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking echinacea during ibritumomab treatment.
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