Drug interactions with clopidogrel oral and rifampin oral

clopidogrel oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Plavix Oral

All generic drug interactions for clopidogrel oral (lists will include brand and generic names):

rifampin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Rifadin Oral, Rimactane Oral

All generic drug interactions for rifampin oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

clopidogrel oral and rifampin oral

clopidogrel oral will increase the level or effect of rifampin oral by altering drug metabolism. The effect of clopidogrel may increase and may increase risk of bleeding.

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Serious - Use AlternativePossible serious or life-threatening interaction. Monitor closely. Use alternatives if available.

clopidogrel oral and rifampin oral

clopidogrel oral will increase the level or effect of rifampin oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. CYP3A4 inducers may increase the metabolism of clopidogrel to its active metabolite. Monitor patients for potential increase in antiplatelet effects when CYP3A4 inducers are used in combination with clopidogrel

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

rifampin oral and clopidogrel oral

rifampin oral will increase the level or effect of clopidogrel oral by altering drug metabolism. The effect of clopidogrel may increase and may increase risk of bleeding.

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
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Serious - Use AlternativePossible serious or life-threatening interaction. Monitor closely. Use alternatives if available.

rifampin oral and clopidogrel oral

rifampin oral will increase the level or effect of clopidogrel oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. CYP3A4 inducers may increase the metabolism of clopidogrel to its active metabolite. Monitor patients for potential increase in antiplatelet effects when CYP3A4 inducers are used in combination with clopidogrel

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
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Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

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