How the interaction occurs:
When these two medicines are taken together, your body may process your heart medicine more slowly.
What might happen:
The blood levels of this medicine may increase and affect the way your heart beats and may cause toxic effects.
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. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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