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Does bexarotene gel interact with other drugs or foods?

Bexarotene gel may cause some drug interactions. Talk to your doctor before using bexarotene gel if you are taking any of the following: itraconazole, ketoconazole, gemfibrozil or erythromycin or if you are using other topical medications (especially antifungals). Talk to your doctor about possibly limiting your vitamin A intake while using bexarotene gel. You may not be able to drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit while using bexarotene gel. Avoid using insect repellents that contain DEET at the same time as bexarotene gel, the use together may result in increased toxicity of DEET. 

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