Does fluvoxamine interact with any other medications?

Fluvoxamine interacts with many other medications. Here are some to watch for:

  • anti-arrhythmia drugs like quinidine
  • aspirin products and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn)
  • beta-blockers such as metoprolol (Lopressor, Toprol) and propranolol (Inderal, Inderide)
  • blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin)
  • carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune)
  • dextromethorphan (in cough medications)
  • diltiazem (Cardizem)
  • diuretics ("water pills")
  • ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  • medications for anxiety, depression or mental illness, such as lithium, buspirone (BuSpar), diazepam (Valium), clozapine (Clozaril) and haloperidol (Haldol)
  • methadone (Dolophine, Methadose)
  • mexiletine (Mexitil)
  • metoclopramide
  • midazolam (Versed)
  • migraine medications, such as almotriptan (Axert), eletriptan (Relpax), frovatriptan (Frova), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), sumatriptan (Imitrex) or zolmitriptan (Zomig)
  • omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid)
  • phenytoin (Dilantin)
  • theophylline (Theo-Dur)
  • tramadol (Ultram, in Ultracet)
  • triazolam (Halcion)

To avoid interactions, tell your doctor about all the medications, herbs, and vitamins you take.

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