Drug Interactions With Thiothixene
Drug interactions with thiothixene can potentially occur when the drug is taken with Paxil, Zoloft, or a number of other medications. These interactions can lead to problems such as decreased drug levels in the blood, an increased risk of side effects, or reduced effectiveness of the drugs. Before taking thiothixene, be sure to talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any drug interactions that may apply to you.
An Introduction to Drug Interactions With ThiothixeneThiothixene (Navane®) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to thiothixene interactions include:
- Amantadine (Symmetrel®)
- Antacids, such as Tums®
- Apomorphine (Apokyn®)
- Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
- Carbamazepine (Epitol®, Equetro™, Tegretol®, Tegretol XR®)
- Fluoxetine (Prozac®, Sarafem®, Selfemra™)
- Levodopa-containing medications (Parcopa®, Sinemet®, Stalevo®)
- Paroxetine (Paxil®, Paxil CR®, Pexeva®, Brisdelle™)
- Pramipexole (Mirapex®) or pramipexole ER (Mirapex® ER™)
- Rifampin (Rifadin®)
- Ropinirole (Requip®)
- Sertraline (Zoloft®).
Interactions With Thiothixene ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when thiothixene is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Thiothixene may decrease the effectiveness of medications for Parkinson's disease, including amantadine. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.