No Interaction Expected
Emtricitabine/Tenofovir-DF (FTC/TDF, PrEP)
Quality of Evidence:
Coadministration has not been studied but based on metabolism and clearance a clinically significant interaction is unlikely. Carbamazepine is almost completely metabolized in the liver to carbamazepine 10,11 epoxide. No interaction is expected with emtricitabine, but carbamazepine is an inducer of P-gp and therefore could reduce the absorption of tenofovir-DF. Based on the results of the interaction study between tenofovir-DF and rifampicin (another inducer of P-gp) carbamazepine would be expected to cause only a small decrease in tenofovir-DF.
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