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.
Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not 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, the effects of one or both medicines may occur.
What might happen:
You may experience an irregular heartbeat that could be life threatening.
What you should do about this interaction:
Contact your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) as soon as possible about taking these two medicines together. They may already be aware of this drug interaction and may be monitoring you for it. If you have or have had an irregular heartbeat, your chances for experiencing this effect are increased. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
1.Genesa (arbutamine) US prescribing information. Gensia Automedics August, 1997..