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Do antipsychotic medications interact with other drugs?

John Preston, PsyD
Psychology
Atypical antipsychotics can interact adversely with the following medications. Interactions vary depending on the specific antipsychotic.
  • levodopa (antipsychotics can decrease effectiveness of levodopa)
  • amphetamines
  • anticonvulsants (can decrease antipsychotic blood levels)
  • digoxin (may increase blood levels of digoxin and the antipsychotic)
  • warfarin (antipsychotic may increase warfarin blood levels)
  • antacids (may interfere with the absorption of the antipsychotic)
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