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Drug Interactions With Ropinirole XL

Ropinirole XL Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when ropinirole XL is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Antipsychotics
Combining ropinirole XL with an antipsychotic medication can make both medications less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Certain Antibiotics, Antifungals, or Parasite Medications
Some antibiotics, antifungals, or parasite medications may significantly increase the level of ropinirole XL in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Do not combine such medications with ropinirole XL without the approval and supervision of your healthcare provider. Your ropinirole XL dosage may need to be adjusted.
 
Cigarette Smoking
Smoking cigarettes can decrease the level of ropinirole XL in your blood, perhaps making it less effective. If you start or stop smoking while taking ropinirole XL, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dosage.
 
Estrogens
Estrogen medications may increase the level of ropinirole XL in your blood. If you start or stop taking an estrogen while on ropinirole XL, your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of ropinirole XL.
 
Fluvoxamine
Fluvoxamine may greatly increase the level of ropinirole XL in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Do not combine fluvoxamine with ropinirole XL without the approval and supervision of your healthcare provider. Your ropinirole XL dosage may need to be adjusted.
 
Medications That Contain Levodopa
Levodopa is one of the most commonly used medications for treating Parkinson's disease. Many people who take ropinirole XL with levodopa will need a lower dosage of levodopa, especially if levodopa side effects develop or become worse. Make sure your healthcare provider takes this into consideration.
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