Doxil Drug Interactions
Neoral, Taxol, Herceptin, and Verelan are among the drugs that can interact with Doxil. Some of these interactions can increase your risk of side effects, make Doxil less effective, or cause other problems. Therefore, it's important to tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking. This will help ensure a safe treatment and reduce your risk of problems.
An Overview of Interactions With DoxilDoxil® (liposomal doxorubicin) can potentially interact with other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to Doxil interactions include:
- Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan®, Neosar®)
- Cyclosporine (Gengraf®, Neoral®, Sandimmune®)
- Cytarabine (Cytosar-U®)
- "Live" vaccinations, including:
- Paclitaxel (Onxol®, Taxol®)
- Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
- Phenytoin (Dilantin®, Phenytek®)
- Streptozocin (Zanosar®)
- Trastuzumab (Herceptin®)
- Verapamil (Calan®, Calan SR®, Covera-HS®, Isoptin SR®, Verelan®, Verelan PM®).