Other Medicines That Interfere With Rescriptor

Rifabutin or Rifampin
Taking Rescriptor with rifabutin or rifampin can make Rescriptor less effective. Rescriptor should not be used with these medications.
 
Sildenafil
Rescriptor can increase the level of sildenafil in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking Rescriptor, you should not take more than 25 mg of sildenafil in 48 hours.
 
Some Statin Medications
Rescriptor should never be used with lovastatin or simvastatin, due to the risk of dangerous reactions. Combining Rescriptor with other statin medications can increase the level of the statin in your blood. Your healthcare provider may need to lower your statin dose if you are taking these medications together.
 
St. John's Wort
Because St. John's wort can make Rescriptor less effective, people taking the drug should not take St. John's wort.
 
Tacrolimus
Rescriptor may increase the level of tacrolimus in your blood. Your healthcare provider may recommend a lower tacrolimus dosage to prevent this.
 
Trazodone (Desyrel) or Trazodone ER (Oleptro) 
Rescriptor may increase the level of trazodone your blood. Your healthcare provider may recommend a lower trazodone dosage to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Warfarin
Rescriptor can interact unpredictably with warfarin. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely if you are taking both of these medications.
 

Final Thoughts on Rescriptor Drug Interactions

It is possible that not every drug interaction was discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific Rescriptor drug interactions that may apply to you.
 

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