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Firazyr Drug Interactions

If you are about to begin treatment with Firazyr, your healthcare provider will need to know about all medications, supplements, and vitamins you are taking. Specifically, certain blood pressure medications may cause interactions, becoming less effective when used in combination with Firazyr. Your healthcare provider may need to closely monitor your blood pressure when you use these medications together.

An Overview of Interactions With Firazyr

Firazyr® (icatibant) may react with a few other medications. In particular, Firazyr may interact with certain blood pressure medications known as ACE inhibitors. Specific ACE inhibitor medicines include:
   

Firazyr Drug Interactions Explained

Firazyr can make ACE inhibitors less effective at controlling blood pressure. This potential interaction is based on how the medicines work in the body; these medicines have not actually been studied together.
 
Therefore, it is unclear if the interaction is clinically important. However, it is probably safest for your healthcare provider to monitor your blood pressure more closely when you start using Firazyr with an ACE inhibitor to make sure your blood pressure is well controlled.
 

Firazyr Medication Information

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