Drug Interactions With Apokyn

Apokyn can potentially interact with a number of other medicines (see Apokyn Drug Interactions).

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you have:
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • Asthma
  • Liver disease, such as liver failure, cirrhosis, or hepatitis
  • Kidney disease, such as kidney failure (renal failure)
  • An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia)
  • Heart problems of any kind
  • Low blood potassium (hypokalemia) or low blood magnesium (hypomagnesemia)
  • A major psychotic disorder (such as schizophrenia
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Apokyn Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)

What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much of this medication may experience symptoms such as:
  • Nausea
  • A loss of consciousness
  • Low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • A slow heart rate (bradycardia).
If you happen to take too much Apokyn, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Apokyn Overdose for more information.)
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