Drug interactions between lacosamide and rufinamide
Interactions between your drugs
There were no interactions found in our database between lacosamide and rufinamide - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
- Lacosamide is in the drug class miscellaneous anticonvulsants.
- Lacosamide is used to treat the following conditions:
- Rufinamide is a member of the drug class dibenzazepine anticonvulsants.
- Rufinamide is used to treat Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: rufinamide
Food can enhance the levels of rufinamide in your body. To ensure maximal oral absorption, rufinamide should be administered with or immediately after a meal. This will make it easier for your body to absorb the medication. Do not drink alcohol while you are taking rufinamide. Alcohol can increase some of the side effects including drowsiness or dizziness. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
No therapeutic duplications were found for your selected drugs.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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