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AHA scientific statement: interactions between oncology and cardiology drugs

Jenny Blair, MD   |   Clinical Summary   |   21 March 2022
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Takeaway

  • Many potentially harmful drug interactions (DIs) occur among cancer and cardiac drugs.
  • Cancer drug combinations can lead to cardiac pathology, especially hypertension.
  • Supportive therapies and antibiotics can interact with cardiac and chemotherapeutic drugs.
  • Involve pharmacists to mitigate risk.

Why this matters

  • Cardiac and oncologic drugs typically have narrow therapeutic...

          

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