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Drug Interactions With Azilsartan

If you take azilsartan with salicylates, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, potassium-containing products, or other medications, it can change the way your body metabolizes these products. As a result, the effectiveness of the medications may be decreased or your risk for side effects may be increased. To help minimize negative interactions with azilsartan, tell your healthcare provider about any other drugs, vitamins, or supplements you are taking.

An Overview of Azilsartan Interactions

Azilsartan medoxomil (Edarbi™) may react with many other medications. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with azilsartan include but are not limited to:
  • Amifostine (Ethyol®)
  • Other angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:
  • Eplerenone (Inspra®)
  • Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as:
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:
    • Aspirin (Ecotrin®, Bayer®, Anacin®)
    • Bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol®)
    • Choline magnesium trisalicylate (Trilisate®), diflunisal (Dolobid®)
    • Salsalate (Salflex®, Disalcid®, Amigesic®)
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Azilsartan Medoxomil Drug Information

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