Drug Interactions With Loxapine Inhalation Powder

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative reactions that can occur when any of the drugs mentioned above are combined with loxapine inhalation powder.
Anticholinergic Medications
Anticholinergic medicines are a class of drugs used to treat a wide variety of conditions, such as urinary incontinence and Parkinson's disease. Combining loxapine inhalation powder with an anticholinergic medicine could increase the risk for certain side effects, including worsening of glaucoma and urinary retention (difficulty passing urine).
Medicines That Cause Drowsiness
Loxapine inhalation powder can cause drowsiness. Using it in combination with other medicines that cause drowsiness increases the risk for serious side effects, such as difficulty breathing, low blood pressure, extreme sedation, and fainting. Your healthcare provider may choose to lower the dose of other medicines that cause drowsiness during treatment with loxapine inhalation powder.
Asthma or COPD Medicines
Loxapine inhalation powder can cause serious breathing problems. People who are currently being treated for asthma or COPD may have a higher risk for loxapine inhalation powder breathing problems and should not be treated with loxapine inhalation powder (see Precautions and Warnings With Loxapine Inhalation Powder).

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all loxapine inhalation powder drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
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