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Do itraconazole capsules interact with other medications?

Yes, itraconazole (Sporanox), an antifungal drug, can interact with:
  • antacids and stomach acid reducers (they can lower your body's ability to absorb itraconazole)
  • other antifungals
  • antibiotics
  • antidepressants and anxiety medications
  • anti-rejection drugs for organ transplants
  • barbiturates
  • blood thinners
  • oral diabetes medications
  • sedatives
  • sleep aids
  • medications for blood pressure, cancer, cholesterol, heart, HIV/AIDS, seizures or tuberculosis
You should not take itraconazole along with the following drugs:
  • methadone
  • disopyramide
  • dofetilide
  • dronedarone
  • quinidine
  • ergot alkaloids, such as dihydroergotamine, ergometrine (ergonovine), ergotamine, methylergometrine (methylergonovine)
  • irinotecan
  • lurasidone
  • oral midazolam
  • pimozide
  • triazolam
  • felodipine
  • nisoldipine
  • ranolazine
  • eplerenone
  • cisapride
  • lovastatin
  • simvastatin
  • colchicine
Tell your doctor about all of the drugs (over-the-counter and prescription) and supplements that you take.
 

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