Drug interactions between levonorgestrel and Valproate Sodium
|Valproate Sodium (valproic acid)|
Interactions between your drugs
valproic acid ↔ levonorgestrel
Applies to:Valproate Sodium (valproic acid) and levonorgestrel
Using levonorgestrel together with valproic acid can cause loss of seizure control or symptoms such as tremors, poor muscle coordination, increased seizures, and changes in behavior. Talk with your doctor before using these medications together, and report any side effects promptly. You may need a dose adjustment or special tests to safely take both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.
Drug and food interactions
valproic acid food
Applies to: Valproate Sodium (valproic acid)
Alcohol can increase the nervous system side effects of valproic acid such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience impairment in thinking and judgment. You should avoid or limit the use of alcohol while being treated with valproic acid. Do not use more than the recommended dose of valproic acid, and avoid activities requiring mental alertness such as driving or operating hazardous machinery until you know how the medication affects you. 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
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Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.