Do not take this combination
● Calcipotriene (Dovonex)
Taking SCF-DGI along with calcipotriene (Dovonex) might increase the effects and side effects of calcipotriene (Dovonex).
● Medications that increase the chance of having a seizure (Seizure threshold lowering drugs) Do not take SCF-DGI with medications that increase the chance of having a seizure.Some medications that increase the chance of having a seizure include anesthesia (propofol, others), antiarrhythmics (mexiletine), antibiotics (amphotericin, penicillin, cephalosporins, imipenem), antidepressants (bupropion, others), antihistamines (cyproheptadine, others), immunosuppressants (cyclosporine), narcotics (fentanyl, others), stimulants (methylphenidate), theophylline, and others.
● Aluminum Aluminum is found in most antacids. SCF-DGI can increase how much aluminum the body absorbs. This interaction might be a problem for people with kidney disease. Take SCF-DGI two hours before, or four hours after antacids.
Be cautious with this combination
● Antibiotics (Aminoglycoside antibiotics) Might block the affects of Pentobarbital (Nembutal). Some aminoglycoside antibiotics include amikacin (Amikin), gentamicin (Garamycin), kanamycin (Kantrex), streptomycin, tobramycin (Nebcin), and others.
● Antibiotics (Tetracycline antibiotics)
Can increase the effects and side effects of Phenylpropanolamine. Some of these antibiotics include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), enoxacin (Penetrex), norfloxacin (Chibroxin, Noroxin), sparfloxacin (Zagam), trovafloxacin (Trovan), and grepafloxacin (Raxar).
Taking SCF-DGI along with bisphosphates can decrease the effectiveness of bisphosphate. To avoid this interaction take bisphosphonate at least two hours before SCF-DGI or later in the day.Some bisphosphonates include alendronate (Fosamax), etidronate (Didronel), risedronate (Actonel), tiludronate (Skelid), and others.
● Medications for high blood pressure (Calcium channel blockers) Taking SCF-DGI with medication for high blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low. Some medications for high blood pressure include nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan), diltiazem (Cardizem), isradipine (DynaCirc), felodipine (Plendil), amlodipine (Norvasc), and others.
Might decrease the effectiveness of warfarin (Coumadin). Taking SCF-DGI along with muscle relaxants can increase the risk of side effects of muscle relaxants.Some muscle relaxants include carisoprodol (Soma), pipecuronium (Arduan), orphenadrine (Banflex, Disipal), cyclobenzaprine, gallamine (Flaxedil), atracurium (Tracrium), pancuronium (Pavulon), succinylcholine (Anectine), and others.
● Water pills (Potassium-sparing diuretics)
Might decrease the effectiveness of Water pills (Potassium-sparing diuretics). Some "water pills" include amiloride (Midamor), spironolactone (Aldactone), and triamterene (Dyrenium).
● Omeprazole (Prilosec)
SCF-DGI might increase how fast the liver breaks down omeprazole (Prilosec). Taking SCF-DGI with omeprazole (Prilosec) might decrease how well omeprazole (Prilosec) works.
Hydrochlorothiazide is used to help decrease swelling and control blood pressure. Taking hydrochlorothiazide along with SCF-DGI might increase blood pressure.
● Medications for diabetes (Antidiabetes drugs)
Taking SCF-DGI along with diabetes medications might decrease how well your medication works. Monitor your blood sugar closely. The dose of your diabetes medication might need to be changed.Some medications used for diabetes include glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase PresTab, Micronase), insulin, pioglitazone (Actos), rosiglitazone (Avandia), chlorpropamide (Diabinese), glipizide (Glucotrol), tolbutamide (Orinase), and others.
● Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A4) substrates)
Might affect how quickly the liver breaks down some medications, and lead to a variety of effects and side effects.Some medications changed by the liver include lovastatin (Mevacor), clarithromycin (Biaxin), cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune), diltiazem (Cardizem), estrogens, indinavir (Crixivan), triazolam (Halcion), and others.
● Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 2D6 (CYP2D6) substrates)
Taking SCF-DGI along with some medications that are change by the liver can increase the effects and side effects of your medication. Some medications that are changed by the liver include amitriptyline (Elavil), clozapine (Clozaril), codeine, desipramine (Norpramin), donepezil (Aricept), fentanyl (Duragesic), flecainide (Tambocor), fluoxetine (Prozac), meperidine (Demerol), methadone (Dolophine), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL), olanzapine (Zyprexa), ondansetron (Zofran), tramadol (Ultram), trazodone (Desyrel), and others.
● Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 2C9 (CYP2C9) substrates)
Taking SCF-DGI along with these medications that are change by the liver might increase the effects and side effects of your medication. Some medications that are changed by this liver include amitriptyline (Elavil), diazepam (Valium), zileuton (Zyflo), celecoxib (Celebrex), diclofenac (Voltaren), fluvastatin (Lescol), glipizide (Glucotrol), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), irbesartan (Avapro), losartan (Cozaar), phenytoin (Dilantin), piroxicam (Feldene), tamoxifen (Nolvadex), tolbutamide (Tolinase), torsemide (Demadex), warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
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