Campath Drug Interactions
Campath Drug Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when Campath is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Biologic and Immunologic Medications
Using Campath with other medications that alter the action of the immune system may increase the risk for potentially serious side effects, including decreased blood cell counts and infection. Talk to your healthcare provider before combining these products.
Echinacea may make Campath less effective. Do not take these products together without your healthcare provider's approval.
You should not receive a live vaccine during Campath treatment. Live vaccines contain live viruses or bacteria, and if you receive a live vaccine while taking Campath, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, live vaccines may be less effective in people using Campath. Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving a vaccination or immunization while using this medication.
Using Campath with sipuleucel-T may make sipuleucel-T less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medicines together.
Final ThoughtsIt is possible that not all drug interactions with Campath were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.