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Drug Interactions With Cabazitaxel

Drug Interactions With Cabazitaxel Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when cabazitaxel is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
CYP 3A4 Inducers
Cabazitaxel is broken down (metabolized) by certain liver enzymes known as CYP 3A4 enzymes. Many other medications stimulate ("induce") these enzymes, causing the body to break down cabazitaxel more quickly than normal. This can lead to decreased effectiveness of cabazitaxel. Check with your healthcare provider before combining these drugs.
 
CYP 3A4 Inhibitors
Cabazitaxel is broken down (metabolized) by certain liver enzymes known as CYP 3A4 enzymes. Many other medications slow down ("inhibit") these enzymes, causing the body to break down cabazitaxel more slowly than normal. This can lead to high levels of the drug in the blood, increasing the risk for serious side effects of cabazitaxel. Check with your healthcare provider before combining these medications.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with cabazitaxel were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
It is always a good idea to give your healthcare provider a complete list of all medications you are taking, including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, herbs, and supplements.
 
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