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Should my pharmacist know about my other medications before I get Akineton?

Do tell your pharmacist about all your other medications and supplements before you fill a prescription for Akineton. The medicine interacts with many other prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including: tricyclic antidepressants such as asamitriptyline, doxepin (Sinequan) or clomipramine (Anafranil); antihistamines such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl, others), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton, others), triprolidine (Actifed, others), brompheniramine (Dimetapp, others), clemastine (Tavist); and schizophrenia drugs such as chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), mesoridazine (Serentil), thioridazine (Mellaril), promazine (Sparine), trifluoperazine (Stelazine) and others.

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