Drug interactions between NuvaRing and Topamax
|NuvaRing (ethinyl estradiol/etonogestrel)|
Interactions between your drugs
ethinyl estradiol ↔ topiramate
Applies to:NuvaRing (ethinyl estradiol/etonogestrel) and Topamax (topiramate)
Using ethinyl estradiol together with topiramate can alter the effects of ethinyl estradiol. Topiramate can make birth control pills less effective, which may result in pregnancy. Before taking topiramate, tell your doctor if you use birth control pills. If you are using oral contraceptives you should be advised of the risk of breakthrough bleeding and unintended pregnancy during topiramate therapy. Alternative or additional methods of birth control should be considered during topiramate therapy. 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
ethinyl estradiol food
Applies to: NuvaRing (ethinyl estradiol / etonogestrel)
Consumer information for this minor interaction is not currently available. Some minor drug interactions may not be clinically relevant in all patients. Minor drug interactions do not usually cause harm or require a change in therapy. However, your healthcare provider can determine if adjustments to your medications are needed.
For clinical details see professional interaction data.
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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