Symbyax Drug Interactions
Taking Symbyax with carbamazepine can lower the amount of Symbyax in your blood, perhaps decreasing its effectiveness. It can also increase the amount of carbamazepine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications to prevent this from occurring.
Certain Antipsychotic Medications
Symbyax can increase the level of certain antipsychotic medications in your blood and can increase your risk of side effects. To prevent this, your healthcare provider may need to lower your dose of the antipsychotic medicine.
Thioridazine should never be taken with Symbyax. In fact, you should not take thioridazine if you have taken Symbyax within the past five weeks.
Taking Symbyax with ciprofloxacin can raise the amount of Symbyax in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of Symbyax side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your doses of them.
Taking Symbyax with diazepam can increase the level of diazepam in your blood, which may increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of diazepam to prevent this from occurring.
If Symbyax and digoxin are taken together, it can increase your risk of digoxin side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of this medication when starting or stopping Symbyax.
Taking Symbyax with fentanyl can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, as serotonin syndrome can be very dangerous.