Drug interactions with carbamazepine oral and norethindrone (contraceptive) oral

carbamazepine oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Atretol Oral, Carbatrol Oral, Epitol Oral, Equetro Oral, Tegretol Oral, Tegretol XR Oral

All generic drug interactions for carbamazepine oral (lists will include brand and generic names):

norethindrone (contraceptive) oral brand names and other generic formulations include:

Camila Oral, Deblitane Oral, Errin Oral, Heather Oral, Jencycla Oral, Jolivette Oral, Lyza Oral, Micronor (28) Oral, Nora-BE Oral, Norlyroc Oral, Nor-QD Oral, Ortho Micronor Oral, Sharobel Oral

All generic drug interactions for norethindrone (contraceptive) oral (lists will include brand and generic names):
Serious - Use AlternativePotential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

carbamazepine oral and norethindrone (contraceptive) oral

carbamazepine oral will decrease the level or effect of norethindrone (contraceptive) oral by altering drug metabolism. This combination reduces the effect of the hormonal contraceptive and may increase incidence of menstruation associated adverse effects.

Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList
© 2023 RxList, Inc.
Serious - Use AlternativeAvoid or Use Alternate Drug.

carbamazepine oral and norethindrone (contraceptive) oral

carbamazepine oral will decrease the level or effect of norethindrone (contraceptive) oral by affecting hepatic/intestinal enzyme CYP3A4 metabolism. Avoid coadministration unless benefit outweighs risk. When coadministered, hormonal contraceptives are not a reliable method of effective birth control. Concomitant use may increase incidence of menstruation associated adverse effects (amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, menorrhagia).

Clinical Drug Interactions Source: Medscape from WebMD
© 1994-2023 WebMD, LLC.

Check for more interactions with the Drug Interaction Checker

Drug Interaction Categories

Contraindicated

Never use this combination of drugs because of high risk for dangerous interaction

Serious

Potential for serious interaction; regular monitoring by your doctor required or alternate medication may be needed

Significant

Potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)

Minor

Interaction is unlikely, minor, or nonsignificant

Disclaimer: The information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of an appropriately qualified and licensed physician or other health care provider. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This tool may not cover all possible drug interactions. Please check with a physician if you have health questions or concerns. Although we attempt to provide accurate and up-to-date information, no guarantee is made to that effect.

Health Solutions From Our Sponsors