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Jakafi Drug Interactions

Leflunomide
Combining leflunomide with Jakafi may increase your risk for side effects, such as low red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets, which could cause anemia, infections, or bleeding problems. Your healthcare provider will likely monitor you for these problems if you take these medications together.
 
Live Vaccinations
Live vaccines are vaccines that contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while taking Jakafi, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, live vaccines may be less effective in people taking Jakafi. Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving a vaccination or immunization while taking this medication.
 
Sipuleucel-T
Taking Jakafi with sipuleucel-T can make sipuleucel-T less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medicines together.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with Jakafi were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
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