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 absorb less of your seizure medicine.
What might happen:
The effects of your seizure medicine may decrease.
What you should do about this interaction:
Contact your doctor if you experience any seizures.Your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. It may be necessary to adjust the dosage of your seizure medicine. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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