Clonidine (Catapres) interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Clonidine is used to decrease blood pressure. Taking rauwolscine along with clonidine might decrease the effects of clonidine.
Medications changed by the liver (Cytochrome P450 2D6 (CYP2D6) substrates) interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Some medications are changed and broken down by the liver. Rauwolscine might decrease how quickly the liver breaks down some medications. Taking rauwolscine along with some medications that are broken down by the liver can increase the effects and side effects of some medications. Before taking rauwolscine talk to your healthcare provider if you take any medications that are changed by the liver. Some medications that are changed by the liver include amitriptyline (Elavil), clozapine (Clozaril), codeine, desipramine (Norpramin), dextromethorphan, donepezil (Aricept), fentanyl (Duragesic), flecainide (Tambocor), fluoxetine (Prozac), meperidine (Demerol), methadone (Dolophine), metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol XL), olanzapine (Zyprexa), ondansetron (Zofran), tramadol (Ultram), trazodone (Desyrel), and others.
Medications for high blood pressure (Calcium channel blockers) interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Taking rauwolscine along with these medications might cause your blood pressure to drop too low or cause an irregular heartbeat. Some medications for high blood pressure and heart disease include nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia), verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan), diltiazem (Cardizem), isradipine (DynaCirc), felodipine (Plendil), amlodipine (Norvasc), and others.
Medications that increase the chance of having a seizure (Seizure threshold lowering drugs) interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Some medications increase the chance of having a seizure. Taking rauwolscine might cause seizures in some people. If rauwolscine is taken with one of these medications, it might greatly increase the chance of having a seizure. Some medications that increase the chance of having a seizure include anesthesia (propofol, others), antiarrhythmics (mexiletine), antibiotics (amphotericin, penicillin, cephalosporins, imipenem), antidepressants (bupropion, others), antihistamines (cyproheptadine, others), immunosuppressants (cyclosporine), narcotics (fentanyl, others), stimulants (methylphenidate), theophylline, and others.
Medications that slow blood clotting (Anticoagulant / Antiplatelet drugs) interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Rauwolscine might slow blood clotting. Taking rauwolscine along with medications that also slow clotting might increase the chances of bruising and bleeding. Some medications that slow blood clotting include aspirin, clopidogrel (Plavix), dalteparin (Fragmin), enoxaparin (Lovenox), heparin, ticlopidine (Ticlid), warfarin (Coumadin), and others.
Stimulant drugs interacts with RAUWOLSCINE
Stimulant drugs speed up the nervous system. By speeding up the nervous system, stimulant medications can make you feel jittery and speed up your heartbeat. Rauwolscine might also speed up the nervous system. Taking rauwolscine along with stimulant drugs might cause serious problems including increased heart rate and high blood pressure. Some stimulant drugs include diethylpropion (Tenuate), epinephrine, phentermine (Ionamin), pseudoephedrine (Sudafed), and many others.
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