medroxyprogesterone acetate (anticancer agent) - injection, Depo-Provera

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DRUG INTERACTIONS: Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.Some of the products that may interact with this drug include: acitretin, aminoglutethimide, corticosteroids (such as hydrocortisone, prednisone), isotretinoin, phenytoin, sodium tetradecyl sulfate, warfarin.Certain drugs can decrease the amount of medroxyprogesterone in your system. These drugs include aprepitant, bexarotene, bosentan, certain cephalosporin antibiotics (ceftazidime, cefuroxime), griseofulvin, HIV protease inhibitors (such as atazanavir, nelfinavir, ritonavir), other HIV medications (efavirenz, nevirapine), certain drugs for narcolepsy (armodafinil, modafinil), rifamycins (such as rifampin), many seizure medications (such as barbiturates, carbamazepine, rufinamide, topiramate), St. John's wort. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details, and tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any of the drugs listed above.This medication may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including certain hormone levels, thyroid tests), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you are using this medication.

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