Can Kyprolis interact with other medications or foods?

Kyprolis (carfilzomib), an anticancer drug used to treat multiple myeloma, is not known to interact with other medications. Nevertheless, it's important to tell your doctor about all your other medicines (prescription and over-the-counter), as well as any supplements you take, because Kyprolis and other remedies could have similar effects. It is especially important to alert your doctor if you are on blood pressure medications (Kyprolis may affect blood pressure) or diabetes medications (Kyprolis may affect blood sugar).

Kyprolis can cause decreased blood platelet counts, which increases the risk of bleeding. Certain other medicines and supplements can cause a bleeding risk as well. Be sure to tell your doctor if you take vitamin E, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), blood thinners, ticlopidine or clopidogrel.

There are no known interactions between Kyprolis and specific foods, but interactions are possible. Tell your doctor if some foods seem to cause a problem during treatment.

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