Azilect Drug Interactions
Azilect Interactions Explained
The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Azilect is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
You should not use aproclonidine eye drops while taking Azilect, due to the risk of dangerously high blood pressure (hypertension).
Atomoxetine and Azilect should not be taken together or within two weeks of each other, due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
Brimonidine (Alphagan P, Combigan)
You should not use brimonidine eye drops while taking Azilect, due to the risk of dangerously high blood pressure.
You should not take buspirone while taking Azilect (or even if you have taken Azilect within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerously high blood pressure.
Certain Antibiotics, Antifungals, or Anti-Parasite Medications
Some antibiotics, antifungals, or anti-parasite medications can increase the level of Azilect in your blood. A lower Azilect dosage (0.5 mg once daily instead of the usual 1 mg once daily) may be recommended.
Cough, Cold, and Allergy Products
Taking Azilect with many cough, cold, and allergy products (including eye drops or nasal products) can increase your risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure. Most of these products should never be taken with Azilect. Always check with your healthcare provider before taking any cough, cold, or allergy products while taking Azilect.
Do not take cyclobenzaprine and Azilect within two weeks of each other, due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure or seizures.