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How does Duragesic interact with other medications and food?

Since Duragesic can interact with other medications, it is important to tell your doctor if you are taking HIV medications, antibiotics, diltiazem, phenytoin or carbamazepine. Over-the-counter supplements such as vitamins and St. John's Wort can also interact with Duragesic. A Duragesic dosage change may be necessary in order to prevent adverse reactions and to preserve the effectiveness the drug. Alcohol consumption can cause increased drowsiness and should be avoided while taking Duragesic.

 

 

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