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Nuedexta Drug Interactions

Several products can cause negative drug interactions with Nuedexta, including certain antacids, alcohol, and grapefruit juice. Some of these interactions could increase your risk for serious side effects or decrease the effectiveness of the medications. To ensure a safe treatment process with Nuedexta, tell your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking, including nonprescription medicines and herbal supplements.

An Overview of Interactions With Nuedexta

Nuedexta™ (dextromethorphan and quinidine) may potentially interact with many other medications, far too many to list completely in this article. This article includes some of the more common and dangerous Nuedexta drug interactions.
 
Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Nuedexta include but are not limited to:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • Carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, such as:
 
    • Acetazolamide (Diamox®)
    • Dichlorphenamide (Daranide®)
    • Methazolamide
 
  • Certain statin medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inducer medications, such as:
 
 
  • CYP 3A4 inhibitor medications, such as:
 
 
 
    • Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
    • Dihydroergotamine (Migranal®)
    • Ergonovine
    • Ergotamine (Cafergot®, Ergomar®)
    • Methylergonovine (Methergine®)
    • Pergolide (Permax®)
 
 
 
 
 
  • Neuromuscular-blocking medications, such as:
 
    • Atracurium
    • Cisatracurium (Nimbex®)
    • Pancuronium
    • Rocuronium (Zemuron®)
    • Succinylcholine (Anectine®, Quelicin®)
    • Vecuronium (Norcuron®)
 
  • P-glycoprotein inducers, such as:
 
 
  • P-glycoprotein inhibitors, such as:
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
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