Focalin XR Drug Interactions

Focalin XR Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Focalin XR is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Antacids or Acid Reducers
Reducing the acid level of the stomach could change the way Focalin XR is released. It is not known how different antacids or acid reducers might affect Focalin XR. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Focalin XR along with antacids or acids reducers.
 
MAO Inhibitors
Taking Focalin XR and MAO inhibitors together can cause life-threatening side effects, such as very high blood pressure. Do not take Focalin XR and MAO inhibitors together unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so. Also, do not take Focalin XR if you have taken an MAO inhibitor within the past two weeks.
 
Pressors
Taking Focalin XR and pressors together can cause an increase in side effects, particularly increased blood pressure and heart rate. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor your heart rate and blood pressure closely and adjust your doses of these drugs if necessary.
 
Seizure Medications
Taking Focalin XR with seizure medications can increase the amount of the seizure medication in the blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of the seizure medication.
 
SSRI Antidepressants
Taking Focalin XR with SSRI antidepressants can increase the amount of the antidepressant in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of the antidepressant.
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Taking Focalin XR with tricyclic antidepressants can increase the amount of the antidepressant in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease your dose of the antidepressant.
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