Zelapar Drug Interactions

Levodopa Medications (Parcopa, Sinemet, Sinemet CR, Stalevo)
Zelapar is approved for use in combination with levodopa. However, many people who take these medications together will need to have their levodopa dosage reduced, due to an increased risk of levodopa side effects.
 
Meperidine (Demerol)
You should not take meperidine while taking Zelapar (or even if you have taken Zelapar within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Methadone (Dolophine, Methadose)
You should not take methadone while taking Zelapar (or even if you have taken Zelapar within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
You should not take certain antidepressants while taking Zelapar (or even if you have taken Zelapar within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
  
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Zelapar with other MAOIs can increase your chance of developing dangerous side effects. Do not take Zelapar and other MAOIs within two weeks of each other.
 
Pressors
Do not take pressors and Zelapar within two weeks of each other, due to the risk of dangerous side effects, such as high blood pressure.
 
Propoxyphene Medications (Balacet, Darvon, Darvocet)
You should not take propoxyphene while taking Zelapar (or even if you have taken Zelapar within the past 14 days), due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
 
Sibutramine (Meridia)
You should not take sibutramine and Zelapar within 14 days of each other, due to the risk of dangerous side effects.
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