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Does ergotamine and caffeine interact with other medications or foods?

The effectiveness of ergotamine and caffeine may be altered if taken with other drugs. Before taking any of the following, check with your doctor, as they may interfere with ergotamine and caffeine. These drugs include beta-blockers, nicotine, drugs that close off blood vessels, macrolide antibiotics, and antifungal drugs. Cocaine will also interact with ergotamine and caffeine. Never take ergotamine and caffeine with grapefruit juice. This will negatively affect ergotamine and caffeine.

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