Hydantoins/Select Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
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:
Phenytoin interferes with the action of the neuromuscular blocking agent.
What might happen:
There might be a decreased effectiveness of the neuromuscular blocking agent.
What you should do about this interaction:
Make sure your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) knows that you are taking medicine for seizures.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 medicines before checking with them first.
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