Selected Benzodiazepines/Selected Azole Antifungals
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:
Your antifungal medicine may slow down your body's ability to process the benzodiazepine.
What might happen:
The levels of the benzodiazepine may build up in your body. The effects of the benzodiazepine may increase.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. If you notice an increase in the effects of your benzodiazepine, such as drowsiness, contact your doctor. The dose of your benzodiazepine may need to be changed.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.
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