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Marplan Drug Interactions

Narcotics
Taking Marplan with narcotics can increase your chance of side effects (such as drowsiness or low blood pressure). Marplan should not be taken with narcotics.
 
Pressors
Do not take pressors and Marplan together due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure.
 
Reserpine
Do not take reserpine and Marplan together due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure.
 
Sibutramine (Meridia)
You should not take sibutramine and Marplan within 14 days of each other due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
SSRI or SNRI Medications
Do not take SSRIs or SNRIs together with Marplan due to the risk of serious side effects. Because certain SSRIs or SNRIs can stay in your body for quite a while, make sure to ask your healthcare provider when you can start taking an SSRI or SNRI after stopping Marplan (or the other way around).
 
Stimulants
Do not take stimulants and Marplan together due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure.
 
Tolcapone (Tasmar)
Combining tolcapone and Marplan can lead to dangerous side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Do not take tricyclic antidepressants and Marplan together due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure or seizures. You will need to wait at least one week after stopping a tricyclic antidepressant before starting Marplan, and you will need to be started at a lower Marplan dosage.
 
Tryptophan
Tryptophan and Marplan should not be taken together due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as confusion or agitation.
 
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