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Drug Interactions With Icatibant

You may have an increased risk for developing drug interactions with icatibant if you are taking certain medications that lower blood pressure. Specifically, using icatibant in combination with ACE inhibitors can make these blood pressure medications less effective. For your safety, tell your healthcare provider about any vitamins, supplements, or other medications you are taking.

An Overview of Icatibant Interactions

Icatibant (Firazyr®) may react with a few other medications. In particular, icatibant may interact with certain blood pressure medications known as ACE inhibitors. Specific ACE inhibitor medicines include:

More Detail on Drug Interactions With Icatibant

Icatibant can make ACE inhibitors less effective at controlling blood pressure. This potential interaction is based on how the medicines work in the body; these medicines have not actually been studied together.
Therefore, it is unclear if the interaction is clinically important. However, it is probably safest for your healthcare provider to monitor your blood pressure more closely when you start using icatibant with an ACE inhibitor to make sure your blood pressure is well controlled.

Icatibant Drug Information

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