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Drug Interactions With Vemurafenib

Vemurafenib may increase blood levels of silodosin, possible increasing the risk for serious side effects. In general, people taking vemurafenib should not take silodosin.
Vemurafenib may increase the level of theophylline in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for theophylline side effects. Your healthcare provider may choose to closely monitor you if you take these medications together.
Vemurafenib may increase blood levels of topotecan, possibly increasing the risk for side effects. Do not take these medicines together without your healthcare provider's approval.
Taking vemurafenib with warfarin may increase your risk for bleeding. If you take warfarin, your healthcare provider may recommend frequent blood tests, especially when you start or stop taking vemurafenib.

Final Thoughts

Vemurafenib has the potential to interact with numerous other medications, far too many to include in this article. Therefore, not all drug interactions with this product were discussed here.
Make sure your healthcare provider and pharmacist are aware of all the medicines you are taking, including prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Before starting treatment, be sure to speak with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about specific vemurafenib interactions that may apply to you.
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