Can Dulera interact with other medications or foods?

Dulera (mometasone and formoterol), a drug used to treat asthma, may interact with other drugs. Before you begin treatment with Dulera, make a list of all medicines (prescription and nonprescription) and dietary and herbal supplements that you take, and give one copy to your doctor and keep one to show your pharmacist or have handy if you need to go into the hospital. Once you begin taking Dulera, don't take any new medicine or supplement without talking to your doctor first. Be especially careful to tell your doctor if you take the following:
  • any drug that contains a long-acting beta-agonist (LABA)
  • any drug that contains corticosteroids
  • drugs that treat HIV/AIDS including atazanavir, nelfinavir, saquinavir and ritonavir
  • medicines that treat high blood pressure
  • the antibiotics telithromycin and clarithromycin
  • antifungal medications including ketoconazole and itraconazole
  • antidepressant medications including nefazodone, tricyclic antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • diuretics

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