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 not process your seizure medicine properly.
What might happen:
The blood level of your seizure medicine may increase and cause symptoms such as slurred speech, increased drowsiness, blurred vision, or loss of coordination.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. Your doctor may want to check the blood level of your seizure medicine. If you experience problems with your speech, vision, coordination, or increased drowsiness, contact your doctor as soon as possible. It may be necessary to adjust the dose of your seizure medicine or change you to a different antibiotic.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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