Etoxib Drug Interactions





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Drug Interactions
Other medicines and Etoxib: Tell the doctor or pharmacist if taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines.
In particular if taking any of the following medicines, the doctor may want to monitor to check that the medicines are working properly, once taking Etoxib is started: medicines that thin the blood (anticoagulants), such as warfarin; rifampicin (an antibiotic); methotrexate (a drug used for suppressing the immune system, and often used in rheumatoid arthritis); ciclosporin or tacrolimus (drugs used for suppressing the immune system); lithium (a medicine used to treat some types of depression); medicines used to help control high blood pressure and heart failure called ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers, examples include enalapril and ramipril, and losartan and valsartan; diuretics (water tablets); digoxin (a medicine for heart failure and irregular heart rhythm); minoxidil (a drug used to treat high blood pressure); salbutamol tablets or oral solution (a medicine for asthma); birth-control pills (the combination may increase the risk of side effects); hormone replacement therapy (the combination may increase the risk of side effects); acetylsalicylic acid, the risk of stomach ulcers is greater if Etoxib is taken with acetylsalicylic acid.
Acetylsalicylic acid for prevention of heart attacks or stroke: Etoxib can be taken with low-dose acetylsalicylic acid. If the patient is currently taking low dose acetylsalicylic acid to prevent heart attacks or stroke, the patient should not stop taking acetylsalicylic acid until he/she talks to the doctor.
Acetylsalicylic acid and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): do not take high dose acetylsalicylic acid or other anti-inflammatory medicines while taking Etoxib.
Etoxib with food and drink: The onset of the effect of Etoxib may be faster when taken without food.
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