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How does Advair interact with other medications or foods?

Advair can potentially interact negatively with a wide variety of medications. It is important to give your doctor a full list of the medications you are currently taking so that safe dosage levels and potentially harmful interactions can be determined. In particular, if you are currently taking other medications for asthma or COPD, be sure to inform your doctor. The medications that Advair can interact with include: birth control pills; water pills (diuretics); HIV protease inhibitors; MAO inhibitors; seizure medications; antidepressants; antibiotics; antifungals; beta-blockers; amiodarone (Cordarone); cimetidine (Tagamet); clarithromycin (Biaxin); cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune); danazol (Danocrine); delavirdine (Rescriptor); diltiazem (Cardizem, Dilacor, Tiazac); fluvoxamine (Luvox); isoniazid (INH, Nydrazid); metronidazole (Flagyl); nefazodone; telithromycin (Ketek); troleandomycin (TAO); verapamil (Calan, Isoptin, Verelan); or zafirlukast (Accolate).

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