Loxitane Drug Interactions
If medications such as Requip, Ativan, and Mirapex are taken with Loxitane, drug interactions can occur. These interactions may have serious consequences, such as decreased drug levels in the blood or increased risk of serious side effects. If Loxitane drug interactions are a concern, your healthcare provider may adjust your dosages of the medications you are taking.
An Introduction to Loxitane Drug InteractionsLoxitane® (loxapine) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of the medicines that may lead to Loxitane drug interactions include:
- Amantadine (Symmetrel®)
- Apomorphine (Apokyn®)
- Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
- Carbamazepine (Epitol®, Equetro™, Tegretol®, Tegretol XR®)
- Levodopa-containing medications (Parcopa®, Sinemet®, Stalevo®)
- Lorazepam (Ativan®)
- Pramipexole (Mirapex®) or pramipexole ER (Mirapex® ER™)
- Ropinirole (Requip®).
Loxitane Interactions Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Loxitane is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Loxitane may decrease the effectiveness of medications taken for Parkinson's disease, including amantadine. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
Loxitane may decrease the effectiveness of medications taken for Parkinson's disease, including apomorphine. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.