Cancer Home > Drug Interactions With Etoposide Phosphate

Several medications can lead to adverse reactions when used in combination with etoposide phosphate. Even some vitamins and herbal supplements may not be safe to take with this particular chemotherapy treatment, so make sure your healthcare provider has an up-to-date list of everything you are taking. Drug interactions with etoposide phosphate could cause serious side effects, such as bleeding, infections, and other complications.

An Overview of Etoposide Phosphate Interactions

Etoposide phosphate (Etopophos®) may interact with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that can react with etoposide phosphate include but are not limited to:
  • Amphotericin B (Abelcet®, AmBisome®, Amphotec®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®)
  • Atovaquone (Mepron®)
  • Certain biologic and immunologic medications, such as:
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
Written by/reviewed by:
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
List of references (click here):
Other Articles in This eMedTV Presentation




Related Channels

eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2020 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.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.