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Vivactil Drug Interactions

Phenothiazines
Taking Vivactil with phenothiazine medications can increase the level of Vivactil in your blood, which may increase your risk of side effects. Also, combining Vivactil with certain phenothiazines can increase your risk of a dangerous irregular heart rhythm called QT prolongation. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Pressors
If Vivactil is combined with pressor medications, this can increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
SSRI or SNRI Medications
Taking Vivactil with SSRIs or SNRIs can increase the level of Vivactil in your blood, possibly increasing your chance of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications or use caution when switching from one medicine to another.
 
Thyroid Medications
Combining Vivactil with thyroid medications can increase your risk of Vivactil side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Tramadol (Rybix ODT, Ryzolt, Ultram, Ultram ER) or Tramadol and Acetaminophen (Ultracet) 
Taking tramadol and Vivactil together can increase your risk of seizures. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
If Vivactil is combined with other tricyclic antidepressants, this can increase your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of these medications as a result.
 

Final Thoughts on Vivactil Drug Interactions

It is possible that not all Vivactil drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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