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Drug Interactions With Galantamine

Galantamine Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when galantamine is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Anticholinergic Medications
Anticholinergic medications and Galantamine work in opposite ways, and taking such medications could make both less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before combining an anticholinergic medication with galantamine.
 
Cholinergic Drugs
Taking galantamine with other cholinergic drugs could increase the risk of side effects. Do not use these medications together without your healthcare provider's approval and supervision.
 
Cimetidine (Tagamet)
Cimetidine may increase the level of galantamine in your blood, increasing your risk of galantamine side effects. If you take galantamine, cimetidine is probably not a good choice for you.
 
Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
Ciprofloxacin may increase the level of galantamine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking ciprofloxacin with galantamine.
 
Fluvoxamine (Luvox)
Fluvoxamine may greatly increase the level of galantamine in your blood, increasing your chance of dangerous side effects. Do not take fluvoxamine and galantamine together without your healthcare provider's approval and supervision.
 
Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
Ketoconazole may increase the level of galantamine in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking ketoconazole with galantamine.
 
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Combining galantamine with an NSAID may increase the risk of stomach or intestinal ulcers. Check with your healthcare provider before taking galantamine with any NSAID (including non-prescription NSAIDs).
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