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What should I avoid while taking Daliresp?

While you are taking Daliresp (roflumilast), you should avoid taking any new medications or supplements unless you talk with your doctor first. Other drugs may alter the effectiveness of Daliresp, and Daliresp may affect the way other medicines work too. If you have recently had a baby, you should not breast-feed while taking Daliresp. Do not plan to get pregnant while you are taking Daliresp unless you talk to your doctor first; there are no good studies indicating that Daliresp is safe during pregnancy.  

If you have liver problems or a condition that affects your liver, your doctor may not prescribe Daliresp.

The following drugs may reduce the effectiveness of Daliresp or increase the risk of side effects. Ask your doctor if you should avoid:

  • carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  • cimetidine (Tagamet)
  • erythromycin (E-Mycin, Erythrocin)
  • fluvoxamine
  • ketoconazole (Nizoral)
  • phenobarbital
  • phenytoin (Dilantin)
  • rifampicin
  • some birth control pills

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