Drug Interactions With Valproic Acid

Ethosuximide
Valproic acid can raise the amount of ethosuximide in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these medicines together, your healthcare provider may need lower your ethosuximide dosage.
 
Felbamate
Felbamate can raise the amount of valproic acid in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to measure the level of valproic acid in your blood and adjust your dose as necessary.
 
Lamotrigine
Valproic acid can raise the amount of lamotrigine in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need lower your lamotrigine dosage to prevent interactions from occurring.
 
Meropenem
Meropemen may decrease the level of valproic acid in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. If you are taking these medications together, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your valproic acid dosage.
 
Nortriptyline
Valproic acid can raise the level of nortriptyline in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of nortriptyline side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to decrease your nortriptyline dosage.
 
Phenobarbital
Taking phenobarbital with valproic acid can decrease the level of valproic acid in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Taking these medications together may also raise the level of phenobarbital in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking valproic acid and phenobarbital at the same time, your healthcare provider will monitor you more closely and adjust your doses of these medications, if necessary.
Know the Signs - Concussion Safety

Valproic Acid Drug Information

Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.