Axert Drug Interactions

Axert Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Axert is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Antidepressants or Fibromyalgia Medications
Taking Axert with certain fibromyalgia or depression medications, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. These symptoms can include confusion, hallucinations, a fast heartbeat, feeling faint, a fever, sweating, muscle spasms, difficulty walking, and diarrhea. Talk with 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.
 
Ergot Medications
Taking Axert with ergot medications can increase your risk of dangerous side effects. Do not take Axert and ergot medications within 24 hours of each other.
 
Erythromycin (Ery-Tab)
Taking Axert with erythromycin can raise the level of Axert in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Axert.
 
Itraconazole (Sporanox)
Taking Axert with itraconazole can increase the level of Axert in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Axert.
 
Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
Taking Axert with ketoconazole can raise the level of Axert in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Axert.
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