Phenytek Drug Interactions

Chemotherapy Medications
Many chemotherapy medications, including both oral and IV ones, interact with Phenytek. Some increase the level of Phenytek, while others decrease Phenytek levels. In addition, Phenytek may make certain chemotherapy medications less effective. Always check with your healthcare provider before combining Phenytek with any chemotherapy drugs.
 
Chloramphenicol
Chloramphenicol can raise the level of Phenytek in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to measure the level of Phenytek in your blood and adjust your dose as necessary.
 
Chlordiazepoxide 
Chlordiazepoxide can raise the level of Phenytek in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to measure the level of Phenytek in your blood and adjust your dose as necessary.
 
Corticosteroids
Phenytek may make corticosteroids less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your corticosteroid dosage.
 
Cyclosporine
Phenytek may make cyclosporine less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to monitor your cyclosporine levels and perhaps increase your dosage.
 
Delavirdine
Phenytek and delavirdine should not be taken together, as combining them may make delavirdine less effective and may increase the risk of developing resistance to delavirdine or other similar HIV drugs.
 
Diazepam 
Diazepam can raise the amount of Phenytek in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to measure the level of Phenytek in your blood and adjust your dose as necessary.
 
Digoxin 
Phenytek may make digoxin less effective. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to increase your digoxin dosage.
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