Lodosyn Drug Interactions

Lodosyn Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Lodosyn is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Antipsychotics can make Lodosyn (combined with levodopa) less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Blood Pressure Medications
Taking Lodosyn (combined with levodopa) and a high blood pressure medication together can increase the risk of low blood pressure (hypotension). Check with your healthcare provider, as the dose of your blood pressure medicine may need to be reduced.
 
Iron
Iron can decrease the absorption of Lodosyn into the body, perhaps making it less effective. Iron products should be taken at least two hours before or after any Lodosyn doses.
 
Isoniazid
Isoniazid can make Lodosyn (combined with levodopa) less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Metoclopramide (Reglan)
Metoclopramide can make Lodosyn (combined with levodopa) less effective. However, metoclopramide may also increase the absorption of levodopa into the body (which could make it more effective or increase the risk of Lodosyn side effects). It is difficult to predict what exactly may happen if these medications are combined. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Nonselective MAOIs (isocarboxazid, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine) should not be combined with Lodosyn (combined with levodopa). Selective MAOI-B inhibitors (selegiline and rasagiline) can be used with Lodosyn and levodopa, although the risk of low blood pressure may be increased.
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