Drug Interactions With Fluphenazine
Drug interactions with fluphenazine can occur when the medication is combined with Prozac, Paxil, and Lamisil, for example. These interactions can increase a person's risk of developing side effects or cause the medications to become less effective. If drug interactions with fluphenazine are a concern, your healthcare provider may adjust your dosages of the medications accordingly.
An Introduction to Drug Interactions With FluphenazineFluphenazine (Prolixin®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to drug interactions with fluphenazine include:
- Amantadine (Symmetrel®)
- Apomorphine (Apokyn®)
- Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
- Delavirdine (Rescriptor®)
- Fluoxetine (Prozac®, Sarafem®, Selfemra™)
- Levodopa-containing medications (Parcopa®, Sinemet®, Stalevo®)
- Paroxetine (Paxil®, Paxil CR®, Pexeva®, Brisdelle™)
- Pramipexole (Mirapex®) or pramipexole ER (Mirapex® ER™)
- Ritonavir (Norvir®)
- Ropinirole (Requip®)
- Terbinafine (Lamisil®).
Fluphenazine Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when fluphenazine is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Fluphenazine may decrease the effectiveness of medications for Parkinson's disease, including amantadine. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.