Drug Interactions With Golimumab

Anakinra
Combining golimumab with anakinra can increase your risk of getting an infection. In general, these two medications should not be taken together.
 
Cyclosporine
Golimumab may indirectly affect how the liver handles cyclosporine. Therefore, your healthcare provider may find it useful to monitor the level of cyclosporine in your blood and adjust your dosage accordingly.
 
Live Vaccines
Live vaccines are immunizations that contain live viruses or bacteria. If you receive a live vaccine while taking golimumab, you might become infected with the virus or bacteria from the vaccine. Also, golimumab can make live vaccines less effective. You should not receive live vaccinations while taking this medication.
 
Theophylline
Golimumab may indirectly affect how the liver handles theophylline. Therefore, your healthcare provider may find it useful to monitor the level of theophylline in your blood and adjust your dosage accordingly.
 
Warfarin
Golimumab may indirectly affect how the liver handles warfarin. Therefore, your healthcare provider should monitor you closely and adjust your warfarin dosage as necessary.
 

Final Thoughts

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