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Your healthcare provider needs to know if you take antidepressants, antacids, or certain other drugs before prescribing vismodegib. Interactions may occur if vismodegib is taken with medications such as these, which may decrease its effectiveness or increase your risk for side effects. To help minimize your risk for complications, make sure your healthcare provider knows about all medications, supplements, or vitamins you are taking.

An Overview of Vismodegib Interactions

Vismodegib (Erivedge™) can potentially react with a number of other medications. The drugs that can lead to interactions with vismodegib include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
  • Certain medications used to treat diabetes, such as:
 
    • Meglitinides, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • P-glycoprotein inducers, such as:
 
 
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Propranolol (Inderal®, Inderal® LA, InnoPran XL™)
  • Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), such as:
 
 
 
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