Alsuma Drug Interactions
Alsuma Drug Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Alsuma is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Combining Alsuma with ergot medications can increase your risk for dangerous side effects. Do not take Alsuma and ergot medications within 24 hours of each other.
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
It can be quite dangerous to combine MAOIs with triptans. Taking them together can significantly increase the level of the migraine medication in your blood, increasing your risk for dangerous side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking an MAOI and Alsuma together.
SSRI or SNRI Medications
Combining Alsuma with certain depression medications, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), can cause a group of potentially dangerous symptoms called serotonin syndrome. Contact your healthcare provider right away if you develop any symptoms of this condition, such as:
- Fast heartbeat
- Feeling faint
- Muscle spasms
- Difficulty walking
Using Alsuma with other triptans can increase your risk for serious side effects. These drugs should not be used within 24 hours of each other.