Drug Interactions With Palivizumab
Some of the products that may cause drug interactions with palivizumab include abciximab and belimumab. These negative reactions can increase the risk for allergic reactions, infections, or low blood cell counts. To help minimize complications, tell your child's healthcare provider about all other medications, vitamins, or herbal supplements your child is taking.
An Overview of Palivizumab InteractionsPalivizumab (Synagis®) may react with a few other medications. Some of the drugs that can lead to interactions with palivizumab include other monoclonal antibodies, such as:
More Detail on Drug Interactions With PalivizumabThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when palivizumab is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
If you have received abciximab in the past, you may have developed antibodies to the medication. These antibodies could increase your chance of having an allergic reaction to palivizumab or other monoclonal antibody medications.
Using palivizumab with belimumab may increase your risk for side effects, such as infection or low blood cell counts. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medicines together.