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Grapefruit Juice and Other Products That React With Plendil

Grapefruit Juice
Grapefruit juice may increase the level of Plendil in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. This interaction is likely to occur even if you do not take Plendil at the same time of day as grapefruit juice. If your healthcare provider decides that it is okay for you to drink grapefruit juice, you should do so consistently and in moderation. It is probably safest to avoid grapefruit juice altogether while taking Plendil.
 
Imatinib (Gleevec)
Taking Plendil with imatinib can increase the level of Plendil in your blood, which may increase your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and may need to lower your Plendil dose while you are taking imatinib.
 
Nefazodone (Serzone)
Combining Plendil with nefazodone can increase the level of Plendil in your blood, which may increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and may need to lower your Plendil dose while you are taking nefazodone.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Taking Plendil with a protease inhibitor can increase the level of Plendil in your blood, which may increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and may need to lower your Plendil dose while you are taking a protease inhibitor.
 
Tacrolimus (Prograf)
Plendil can increase the level of tacrolimus in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider should monitor the level of tacrolimus in your blood and may need to decrease your tacrolimus dosage if you are taking both of these medications.
 

Final Thoughts on Plendil Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Plendil drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about drug interactions that may apply to you.
 
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