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Zaroxolyn Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Zaroxolyn is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Drinking alcohol while taking Zaroxolyn can increase your risk of low blood pressure, especially when sitting or standing up too fast. Talk to your healthcare provider about combining alcohol with Zaroxolyn.
 
Barbiturates
Taking Zaroxolyn with a barbiturate can increase your risk of low blood pressure, especially when sitting or standing up too fast. Talk to your healthcare provider before using barbiturates with Zaroxolyn.
 
Other Blood Pressure Medications
When taking Zaroxolyn with another high blood pressure medication, your blood pressure may decrease too much. In order to reduce the chances of this drug interaction, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and/or change the dose of either medicine. When adding another blood pressure medication to Zaroxolyn, your healthcare provider should generally start the other blood pressure medication at a lower dose (usually half the usual dosage).
 
Corticosteroids
Taking Zaroxolyn with corticosteroids may increase your risk of low potassium levels (hypokalemia) and can make Zaroxolyn less effective. Your healthcare provider should check your potassium levels and may need to take steps to correct your potassium level during treatment.
 
Diabetes Medications
Because Zaroxolyn may increase blood sugar levels, your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of insulin or oral diabetes medication.
 
Digoxin
Zaroxolyn should be used with caution in people taking digoxin. It can cause low potassium levels (hypokalemia), which can be especially dangerous for people taking digoxin.
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