Drug Interactions With Boceprevir

If certain medications are taken with boceprevir, drug interactions could occur. Some of these interactions could increase your risk of side effects, such as low blood pressure, muscle problems, and dizziness. Before starting treatment with boceprevir, discuss your current medications with your healthcare provider.

An Overview of Boceprevir Interactions

Boceprevir (VICTRELIS™) can potentially react with a number of other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with boceprevir include but are not limited to:
 
 
  • Certain antifungal medications, such as:
     
    • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
    • Posaconazole (Noxafil®)
    • Voriconazole (VFEND®)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Hormonal forms of birth control, such as:
 
 
 
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
     
 
  • Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors), such as:

 

 
  • Pimozide (Orap®)
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:
     
    • Atazanavir (Reyataz®)
    • Darunavir (Prezista®)
    • Fosamprenavir (Lexiva®)
    • Lopinavir and ritonavir (Kaletra®)
    • Ritonavir (Norvir®)
 

Boceprevir Medication Information

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