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Ifex Drug Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Ifex is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Alcohol may increase nausea and vomiting associated with Ifex treatment. It may also add to the central nervous system effects of the drug, such as drowsiness and confusion. Do not drink alcohol during treatment with Ifex without first talking to your healthcare provider.
Combining Ifex with amphotericin B could increase your risk for potentially serious amphotericin B side effects, such as kidney damage, low blood pressure (hypotension), and breathing problems. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely if you use these medicines together.
Ifex may increase blood levels of aripiprazole. This could increase your risk for aripiprazole side effects. If you use these medicines together, tell your healthcare provider if you experience any potential side effects. Your healthcare provider may choose to adjust your dose.
Busulfan may increase the risk for hemorrhagic cystitis, a potentially serious Ifex side effect associated with bladder irritation and blood in the urine. If you use these medicines together, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely for this condition.
Biologic and Immunologic Medications
Combining Ifex with certain medications that suppress the immune system could increase your risk for potentially serious side effects, including low blood cell counts and infections. Ifex should not be used in combination with some biologic or immunologic medicines, while other combinations will require dosage adjustments or careful monitoring. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential interaction if you are taking biologic or immunologic drugs.