Carbatrol Drug Interactions

Cimetidine
Cimetidine can increase the level of Carbatrol in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. In general, you should not take these medications together, as there are many other cimetidine alternatives that do not interact with Carbatrol.
 
Cyclosporine
Carbatrol can decrease the level of cyclosporine in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your cyclosporine dosage to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Danazol
Danazol can increase the level of Carbatrol in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor the level of Carbatrol in your blood and adjust your dosage as necessary.
 
Delavirdine
Taking Carbatrol with delavirdine (an HIV medication) can cause delavirdine to be less effective and may lead to a resistance of HIV to this and similar medications. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
Doxorubicin
Doxorubicin can decrease the level of Carbatrol in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor the level of Carbatrol in your blood and adjust your dosage as necessary.
 
Doxycycline
Carbatrol can decrease the level of doxycycline in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your doxycycline dosage to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Grapefruit Juice
Grapefruit juice can increase the level of Carbatrol in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. In general, you should not drink grapefruit juice if you are taking Carbatrol. However, if your healthcare provider decides that you may drink grapefruit juice while taking the drug, you should do so consistently and in moderation.
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