Select Benzodiazepines; Buspirone/Itraconazole;Ketoconazole
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 anxiety or sleeping medicine properly.
What might happen:
The amount of anxiety or sleeping medicine in your blood may increase and cause more side effects than usual.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these two medicines together. Your doctor may want to decrease the dose of your anxiety or sleep medicine. Let your doctor know if you have excessive drowsiness, blurred vision, agitation, headache or changes in your mood or memory.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. It may be necessary to adjust the dose of your anxiety or sleeping medicine. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
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