Casodex Drug Interactions

Casodex Drug Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Casodex is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Budesonide
Casodex can increase the level of budesonide in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. This interaction is less of a problem with inhaled budesonide. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and decrease your budesonide dosage if needed.
 
Buspirone
Casodex can increase the level of buspirone in your blood, potentially increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may monitor you more closely and decrease your buspirone dosage if side effects become bothersome.
 
Calcium Channel Blockers
Casodex may increase the level of calcium channel blockers in the blood, increasing the risk of side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these drugs together. Your healthcare provider may need to monitor you closely and adjust your dose of the calcium channel blocker if necessary.
 
Carbamazepine
Casodex may increase the level of carbamazepine in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk for side effects. Your healthcare provider may want to monitor the level of carbamazepine in your blood during treatment if you have to take these medications together.
 
Certain Antidepressants
Casodex may increase blood levels of the antidepressants listed above, increasing the risk of side effects. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to lower your antidepressant dose if side effects become bothersome.
 
Certain Antipsychotics
Casodex may increase blood levels of the antipsychotics listed above, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
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