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 Interactions

Palivizumab (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 Palivizumab

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when palivizumab is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Abciximab
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.
 
Belimumab
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.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with palivizumab were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
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