| 1. Accepted major perpetrators | 2. Rejected perpetrators | 3. Unclassifiable | 4. Full table |
saquinavir is a strong inhibitor of CYP3A.
|Strong inhibitors||clarithromycin  |
grapefruit juice 
- Strong inhibitors: ≥ 5-fold increase in AUC or ≥ 80% decrease in clearance of in vivo CYP probe.
Footnotes and References
|a.||assessment based on product information accessed via the Therapeutic Goods Administration of Australia Product and Consumer Medicines Information website ( https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ebs/picmi/picmirepository.nsf/PICMI?OpenForm&t=PI&q=&r=https://www.ebs.tga.gov.au/ ).|
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