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Carbamazepine
Taking Zuplenz in combination with carbamazepine can decrease the level of Zuplenz in your blood. For most people, this interaction will not cause any problems and the doses of these medications do not need to be adjusted.
 
QT-Prolonging Medications
Zuplenz may increase the risk of a certain change in heart rhythm known as QT prolongation. This can be dangerous. Check with your healthcare provider before combining Zuplenz with other QT-prolonging medications.
 
Phenytoin
Taking Zuplenz in combination with phenytoin can decrease the level of Zuplenz in your blood. For most people, this interaction will not cause any problems and the doses of these medications do not need to be adjusted.
 
Rifampicin
Taking Zuplenz in combination with rifampicin can decrease the level of Zuplenz in your blood. For most people, this interaction will not cause any problems and the doses of these medications do not need to be adjusted.
 
Tramadol
Taking Zuplenz in combination with tramadol can make tramadol less effective. Your healthcare provider may need to increase your dose of tramadol.
 

Final Thoughts

It is possible that not all drug interactions with Zuplenz were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interactions that may apply to you.
 
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