Drug interactions with hydrocortisone oral and simvastatin oral

hydrocortisone oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Cortef Oral, Panhydrosone Oral

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

simvastatin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Zocor Oral

All generic drug interactions for simvastatin 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

hydrocortisone oral and simvastatin oral

hydrocortisone oral will decrease the level or effect of simvastatin oral by altering drug metabolism.

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

hydrocortisone oral and simvastatin oral

hydrocortisone oral will decrease the level or effect of simvastatin oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism.

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Serious - Use AlternativeSignificant interaction possible (monitoring by your doctor required)

simvastatin oral and hydrocortisone oral

simvastatin oral will increase the level or effect of hydrocortisone oral by affects how the drug is eliminated from the body (via what is known as the P-glycoprotein [MDR1] transporter).

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Serious - Use AlternativeSignificant interaction possible, monitor closely.

simvastatin oral and hydrocortisone oral

simvastatin oral will increase the level or effect of hydrocortisone oral by P-glycoprotein (MDR1) efflux transporter.

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

Disclaimer: The information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately qualified and licensed physician or other health care provider. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This tool may not cover all possible drug interactions. Please check with a physician if you have health questions or concerns. Although we attempt to provide accurate and up-to-date information, no guarantee is made to that effect.

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