Drug interactions with lovastatin oral and saquinavir base oral

lovastatin oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Altocor Oral, Altoprev Oral, Mevacor Oral

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

saquinavir base oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Fortovase Oral

All generic drug interactions for saquinavir base oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
ContraindicatedNever use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

lovastatin oral and saquinavir base oral

lovastatin oral will increase the level or effect of saquinavir base 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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ContraindicatedNever use combination.

lovastatin oral and saquinavir base oral

lovastatin oral will increase the level or effect of saquinavir base oral by P-glycoprotein (MDR1) efflux transporter.

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ContraindicatedNever use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

saquinavir base oral and lovastatin oral

saquinavir base oral increases levels of lovastatin oral by altering drug metabolism. The effectiveness of the statin will increase; Increasing the risk of muscle breakdown.

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ContraindicatedNever use combination.

saquinavir base oral and lovastatin oral

saquinavir base oral increases levels of lovastatin oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. Strong CYP3A4 inhibitors increase systemic statin exposure and risk of myopathy, including rhabdomyolysis

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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