53. Drug Interactions Between Antimicrobial Agents and Common Immunosuppressive Drugs Used in Transplantation

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Christian Garzoni MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch53

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Garzoni, C. (2011) Drug Interactions Between Antimicrobial Agents and Common Immunosuppressive Drugs Used in Transplantation, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch53

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. University Clinic for Infectious Disease, Bern University Hospital, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • drug interactions between antimicrobial agents - and common immunosuppressive drugs used in transplantation;
  • antimicrobial drug;
  • interactions/required dose adjustment;
  • antibacterial agents;
  • fluoroquinolones;
  • azithromycin - potential for mild increase in CsA levels;
  • quinupristin/dalfopristin - possible moderate increase in CsA levels;
  • antifungals, amphotericin B deoxycholate - increased nephrotoxicity, avoiding combination;
  • antimicrobial drug;
  • azole antifungal - inhibitors of CYP450 metabolism