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Biologic and Immunologic Medications
Combining Simulect with other medications that affect the immune system may increase your risk for potentially serious side effects, including allergic reactions, infections, and bleeding problems. Talk to your healthcare provider before using Simulect with another biologic or immunologic medication.
 
Echinacea
Echinacea can make Simulect less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking echinacea during Simulect treatment.
 
Live Vaccinations
Live vaccines are vaccines that contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while using Simulect, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, live vaccines may be less effective in people undergoing Simulect treatment. Talk to your healthcare provider before receiving a vaccination or immunization.
 
Sipuleucel-T
Combining Simulect with sipuleucel-T can make sipuleucel-T less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medicines together.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with Simulect 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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