Relpax Drug Interactions

Nicardipine (Cardene)
Relpax should not be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of taking nicardipine. This medication can greatly increase the level of Relpax in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects.
 
Propofol (Diprivan)
Relpax should not be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of taking propofol. This medication can greatly increase the level of Relpax in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Relpax should not be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of taking protease inhibitors. These medications can greatly increase the level of Relpax in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects.
 
Quinidine
Relpax should not be taken within 72 hours (3 days) of taking quinidine. This medication can greatly increase the level of Relpax in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects.
 
SSRIs or SNRIs
Taking Relpax with certain medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs) can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. These symptoms include:
 
  • Confusion
  • Hallucinations
  • A fast heartbeat
  • Feeling faint
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Muscle spasms
  • 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.
 
Triptans
Taking Relpax with other triptans can increase your risk of serious side effects. These medications should not be taken within 24 hours of each other.
 
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