Drug Interactions With Frovatriptan

Frovatriptan Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when frovatriptan is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Antidepressants
Taking frovatriptan with certain depression medications can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. These symptoms include:
 
  • Confusion
  • Hallucination
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Feeling faint
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Muscle spasm
  • Difficulty walking
  • Diarrhea.
     
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.
 
Ergot Medications
Taking frovatriptan with ergot medications can increase your risk of dangerous side effects. Do not take frovatriptan and ergot medications within 24 hours of each other.
 
Triptans
Taking frovatriptan with other triptans can increase your risk of serious side effects. These medications should not be taken within 24 hours of each other.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Frovatriptan

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