Risperdal Drug Interactions

Risperdal Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Risperdal is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Certain Anticonvulsants
Taking Risperdal with certain anticonvulsants (seizure medications) can decrease the level of Risperdal in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your Risperdal dosage.
 
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Taking Risperdal with cimetidine can increase the level of Risperdal in your blood, increasing your risk of Risperdal side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Risperdal.
 
Clozapine (Clozaril, FazaClo)
Taking Risperdal with clozapine can increase the level of Risperdal in your blood, increasing your risk of Risperdal side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Risperdal.
 
Fluoxetine (Prozac, Symbyax)
Taking Risperdal with fluoxetine can increase the level of Risperdal in your blood, increasing your risk of Risperdal side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Risperdal.
 
Paroxetine (Paxil, Paxil CR, Paxeva, Brisdelle)
Taking Risperdal with paroxetine can increase the level of Risperdal in your blood, increasing your risk of Risperdal side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Risperdal.
 
Ranitidine (Zantac)
Taking Risperdal with ranitidine can increase the level of Risperdal in your blood, increasing your risk of Risperdal side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of Risperdal.
 
Rifamycin Antibiotics
Taking Risperdal with rifamycin antibiotics can decrease the level of Risperdal in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your Risperdal dosage.
 
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