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Drug Interactions With Budeprion SR

Beta Blockers
Budeprion SR may raise the levels of beta blockers in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking Budeprion SR along with a beta blocker, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and may need to decrease your dose of the beta blocker.
 
Certain Arrhythmia Medications
Budeprion SR may raise the levels of certain arrhythmia medications in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. If you are taking these drugs together, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely -- especially when you are starting or stopping Budeprion SR.
 
Clopidogrel
Clopidogrel may slow the metabolism of Budeprion SR in the body, potentially leading to high levels of Budeprion SR and a potentially higher risk of side effects of Budeprion SR. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
  
Cyclophosphamide (Cytoxan)
While it is thought that cyclophosphamide may interact with Budeprion SR, there have been no reports of such an interaction in actual patients. If you are taking cyclophosphamide along with Budeprion SR, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and may need to adjust your doses of these medications.
 
Doxorubicin (Adriamycin, Doxil)
Doxorubicin may raise the level of Budeprion SR in your blood, increasing your chances of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your Budeprion SR dose while you are taking doxorubicin.
 
Efavirenz (Sustiva)
Efavirenz may increase the metabolism of Budeprion SR, leading to decreased levels of Budeprion SR in the blood, and possibly to decreased effectiveness. Check with your healthcare provider before taking such medications together. You may need a higher Budeprion SR dosage, although the maximum recommended dosage should not be exceeded, even if you are taking efavirenz.
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