Altoprev Drug Interactions

More Information on Altoprev Drug Interactions

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Altoprev is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Amiodarone
Taking both amiodarone and Altoprev increases the risk for developing serious muscle problems, such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress more closely and make necessary dosing adjustments. Your Altoprev dosage should not exceed 40 mg per day.
 
Certain Antibiotics
Some antibiotics may increase the level of Altoprev in your blood, increasing the risk of Altoprev side effects, including dangerous side effects such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis. These medications should not be taken with Altoprev; instead, alternative antibiotics should be recommended. If no suitable alternatives are available, you should stop taking Altoprev while taking the antibiotic.
 
Certain Antifungals
Some antifungal medications may increase the level of Altoprev in your blood, increasing the risk of side effects, including dangerous side effects of Altoprev such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis. These medications should not be taken with Altoprev; instead, alternative antifungals should be recommended. If no suitable alternatives are available, you should stop taking Altoprev while taking the antifungal.
 
Colchicine
There have been a few cases of serious muscle problems, such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis, in people taking Altoprev with colchicine. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor your progress closely and make necessary dosing adjustments.
 
Cyclosporine
Taking cyclosporine and Altoprev together may increase the risk for developing serious muscle problems, such as myopathy or rhabdomyolysis. These medications should not be taken together.
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