Drug Interactions With Carbidopa-Levodopa CR
Phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek)
Phenytoin can make carbidopa-levodopa CR less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
There have been reports of occasional problems (such as high blood pressure or involuntary body movements) when carbidopa-levodopa CR was combined with a tricyclic antidepressant. Check with your healthcare provider before combining carbidopa-levodopa CR with a tricyclic antidepressant.
Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Carbidopa-Levodopa CRIt is possible that not all carbidopa-levodopa CR drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific drug interactions that may apply to you.