Does enflurane interact with other medications or food?

Enflurane can change how your body processes nondepolarizing relaxants. Therefore, the amount of nondepolarizing relaxant should be decreased. If this is not done, it will take longer for you to recover from the effects of enflurane.

St. John's Wort, as well as medications for colds, weight loss, breathing problems, high blood pressure (including beta-blockers), or muscle strength (like myasthenia gravis treatments) can all interact with enflurane. The following medications may also affect how your body processes enflurane: amiodarone, doxapram, isoniazid, levodopa, rifampin, theophylline, and warfarin. Drinking alcohol may increase your risk for serious side effects.

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