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Drug Interactions With Ustekinumab

Problems can occur when ustekinumab is taken with certain medications, including cyclosporine, warfarin, or "live" vaccinations. Ustekinumab may interfere with how the liver handles certain drugs, so it's important that your healthcare provider is aware of all medications you are currently taking. This will help ensure your safety and prevent interactions with ustekinumab.

An Overview of Ustekinumab Interactions

Ustekinumab (Stelara®) can potentially interact with a few other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions include:
 
 
 
 

More Information on Drug Interactions With Ustekinumab

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when ustekinumab is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Cyclosporine
Ustekinumab may indirectly affect how the liver handles cyclosporine. Therefore, your healthcare provider should monitor you closely and adjust your cyclosporine dosage as necessary. Your healthcare provider may find it useful to monitor the level of cyclosporine in your blood.

Ustekinumab Drug Information

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