Does mifepristone interact with other medications or foods?


Mifepristone should not be taken with blood thinners or steroids, because it may interact with them. Do not take mifepristone if you are also taking cerivastatin, dofatilide, blood clot medications, pimozide, or ranolazine. Mifepristone may also interact with fungal infection medications, erythromycin, seizure medications, or anesthetics.

You must tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following medications: amiodarone, benzodiazepines, diazepam, midazolam, triazolam, buspirone, calcium channel blockers, diltiazem, felodipine, nifedipine, nisoldipine, nitrendipine, verapamil, carbamazepine, chlorpheniramine (an antihistamine found in cough and cold products), cholesterol-lowering medications, cimetidine, clarithromycin, cyclosporine, dicloxacillin, erythromycin, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, haloperidol, furosemide, HIV protease inhibitors, nelfinavir, ritonavir, or saquinavir, itraconazole, ketoconazole, methadone, nefazodone, phenobarbital, phenytoin, pimozide, propranolol, quinidine, quinine, rifampin, rifabutin, tacrolimus, tamoxifen, trazodone, troleandomycin, verapamil, or vincristine. Your doctor may need to adjust the regular dosage of these medications while you are taking mifepristone.

You should tell your doctor about all vitamins, minerals, or herbal supplements that you take, especially St. John's wort, because mifepristone can interact with it. You should not drink grapefruit juice while taking mifepristone.

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