How does Celontin interact with other medications?

Celontin may interact with some other medications, especially other drugs used to treat seizures, so it's important to tell your doctor about any medications you're taking before taking Celontin. Barbiturates, especially phenobarbital (which is usually used as an anticonvulsant or a sedative), may increase the risk of side effects from Celontin. Another anti-epileptic drug, phenytoin (a type of hydantoin) may also increase the risk for side effects. The effectiveness of lamotrigine, another anticonvulsant drug, may be decreased by Celontin.

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