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:
How this interaction occurs is not known.
What might happen:
The amount of escitalopram in your blood may decrease and it may not work as well.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together and if your escitalopram does not seem to be working. Your doctor may want to adjust the dose of your medicine or try a different medicine.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
1.Victrelis (boceprevir) US prescribing information. Schering Corporation July, 2014.
2.Incivek (telaprevir) US prescribing information. Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated October, 2013.