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How does Suboxone interact with other medications or foods?

Suboxone can interact with a variety of prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements. These interactions may require dosage amounts to be adjusted or may cause unwanted side effects. Because of this, be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following: benzodiazepines including medications like alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium), clonazepam (Klonopin), clorazepate (Tranxene), lorazepam (Ativan), chlordiazepoxide (Librium), oxazepam (Serax), triazolam (Halcion), temazepam (Restoril), estazolam (Prosom), quazepam (Doral), or flurazepam (Dalmane); erythromycin (Ery-Tab, E.E.S., E-Mycin, others) or clarithromycin (Biaxin); itraconazole (Sporanox); ketoconazole (Nizoral); HIV protease inhibitors like indinavir (Crixivan), ritonavir (Norvir), or saquinavir (Invirase); rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane); rifapentine (Priftin); rifabutin (Mycobutin); phenytoin (Dilantin); carbamazepine (Tegretol); barbiturates like Phenobarbital or mephobarbital (Mebaral); acetaminophen (Tylenol); antifungals; medications that lower cholesterol; cyclosporine (Neoral, Sandimmune); fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem); iron products; niacin; anxiety and seizure medications; birth control pills; troleandomycin (TAO); verapamil (Calan, Covera, Isoptin, Verelan); and zafirlukast (Accolate).

Talk to your doctor before using any prescription or over-the-counter drug, as there are other drugs than the ones given above that may interact with Suboxone.

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