Hepatitis C Community
incivek and gout meds
About This Community:

This forum is for questions about medical issues and research aspects of Hepatitis C such as, questions about being newly diagnosed, questions about current treatments, information and participation in discussions about research studies and clinical trials related to Hepatitis. If you would like to communicate with other people who have been touched by Hepatitis, please visit our new Hepatitis Social/Living with Hepatitis forum

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

incivek and gout meds

can I take Incivek and gout medication?
Related Discussions
5 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
Good question, I'm not on tx yet but every so often I get a gout flare-up and need to take cholchicne (colcrys).
Blank
1747881_tn?1358189534
http://www.drugs.com/drug_interactions.html
Blank
1747881_tn?1358189534
there is good accurate info at the link but as always you should consult with your doc about all meds being taken
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
As info, if you have Gout it may be exacerbated by the Incivek.

Uric Acid: During the INCIVEK combination treatment period, 73% of subjects had elevated uric acid levels compared to 29% for those treated with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin alone. Shifts to greater than or equal to 12.1 mg/dL from baseline in uric acid levels were also more frequent among subjects treated with INCIVEK (7%) compared to peg interferon alfa and ribavirin (1%). Less than 1% of subjects had clinical events of gout/gouty arthritis; none were serious and none resulted in treatment discontinuation.
Blank
Avatar_m_tn
susancowlishaw& Aquisi:

Colchicine is one of the meds that is shown to have an interaction effect with Incivek. It increases the the amount of concentration of this drug in the plasma that there is a warning to interrupt using it or taking at reduced doses while treating with Incivek.
Make sure you talk with a knowledgeable doctor about this beforehand

Will
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1371753642
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
Jan 27 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGDBlank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
683231_tn?1427182107
Blank
flyinlynn
Auburn, WA
446474_tn?1404424777
Blank
HectorSF
CA
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
patra_
DeLand, FL
2059648_tn?1422055945
Blank
dontworry_behappy1
CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN