How does Niravam interact with other medications and food?

Niravam should never be taken with ketoconazole, itraconazole, and some medications that treat HIV/AIDS. Alcohol consumption should be avoided with Niravam. Grapefruit or grapefruit juice should not be consumed with Niravam. Other medications that may interact with Niravam include:
  • imatinib
  • STI-571
  • isoniazid
  • diltiazem
  • rifampin
  • rifabutin
  • ergotamine
  • cimetidine
  • birth control pills
  • antidepressants
  • certain antibiotics such as erythromycin
  • levodopa
  • certain blood pressure or heart medications
  • some antifungal medications, such as fluconazole
  • some herbal supplements
  • cyclosporine
  • certain medications that treat seizures, such as phenytoin and primidone
Before taking Niravam, you should tell your doctor about all other medications that you are currently taking or intend to take. Alcohol may increase side effects of Niravam, such as dizziness or drowsiness. While using this medication, you should avoid alcohol. Eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice may cause dangerous effects if taken with Niravam.

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