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Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include: alfuzosin, certain benzodiazepines (such as alprazolam, estazolam), conivaptan, eletriptan, ivabradine, vardenafil, amiodarone, calcium channel blockers (such as verapamil).
This drug can slow down the removal of other drugs from your body, which may affect how they work. Examples of affected drugs include certain antiarrhythmic medications (such as digoxin), certain chemotherapy drugs (such as busulfan, docetaxel, vinblastine, sunitinib, lapatinib, dasatinib), certain benzodiazepines (such as diazepam, injectable midazolam), certain immunosuppressants (such as tacrolimus, cyclosporine, sirolimus), certain "statin" drugs (such as atorvastatin), alfentanil, aripiprazole, buspirone, cilostazol, fentanyl, repaglinide, certain drugs to treat erectile dysfunction-ED or pulmonary hypertension (such as sildenafil, tadalafil), trimetrexate, trazodone, tolterodine, "blood thinners" (such as warfarin), among others.
Other medications can affect the removal of itraconazole from your body, which may affect how itraconazole works. Examples include cimetidine, isoniazid, macrolide antibiotics (such as erythromycin), rifamycins (such as rifabutin), nevirapine, certain drugs used to treat seizures (such as carbamazepine, phenytoin), among others.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call their local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.
NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.
This medication has been prescribed for your current condition only. Do not use it later for another infection unless told to do so by your doctor. A different medication may be necessary in that case.
Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., liver function tests) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59-77 degrees F (15-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised April 2015. Copyright(c) 2015 First Databank, Inc.
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