thiothixene - oral, Navane (cont.)

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 products that may interact with this drug include: anticholinergic/antispasmodic drugs (such as atropine, dicyclomine, scopolamine), lithium, drugs that increase the amount of dopamine in your body (such as cabergoline, pergolide, ropinirole), drugs that lower blood pressure (such as guanethidine, alpha blockers like prazosin).Other medications can affect the removal of thiothixene from your body, which may affect how thiothixene works. One example is carbamazepine. Other drugs not listed may also affect the removal.Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness including alcohol, antihistamines (such as cetirizine, diphenhydramine), drugs for sleep or anxiety (such as alprazolam, diazepam, zolpidem), muscle relaxants, and narcotic pain relievers (such as codeine).Check the labels on all your medicines (such as allergy or cough-and-cold products) because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely.Also tell your doctor if you take any drugs that might increase your risk of a seizure when combined with thiothixene, such as isoniazid (INH), phenothiazines (like thioridazine, chlorpromazine), theophylline, tramadol, and tricyclic antidepressants (like amitriptyline), among others. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for details.

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