This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Moderate. These medicines may cause some risk when taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, your body may process levodopa more quickly.
What might happen:
The effects of your levodopa may decrease and cause an increase in your symptoms of Parkinsonism.
What you should do about this interaction:
If you experience an increase in your symptoms of Parkinsonism, contact your doctor. It may be necessary to discontinue your pyridoxine, or to add another medicine, carbidopa or benserazide, to lessen the effects of this interaction.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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