Carbamazepine Drug Interactions

Protease Inhibitors
Protease inhibitors can raise the level of carbamazepine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to lower your carbamazepine dose.
 
Rifampin (Rifadin)
Rifampin may decrease the level of carbamazepine in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your carbamazepine dose.
 
Theophylline (Elixophyllin, TheoCap, Theocron, Theo-24, Uniphyl)
Taking theophylline with carbamazepine can decrease the levels of both medications in your blood, making them less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 

Final Thoughts on Carbamazepine Drug Interactions

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