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Drug Interactions With Azurette

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The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Azurette is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren)
Aminoglutethimide can make Azurette less effective, possibly increasing your risk of pregnancy. Talk with your healthcare provider before using these medications together. You may need to use a backup method of contraception, such as condoms.
Antibiotics
There have been reports of accidental pregnancy occurring in women taking birth control pills and certain antibiotics. However, the significance of this interaction is still uncertain. Some antibiotics are more likely to cause problems than others. If you are taking an antibiotic, ask your healthcare provider if you need to use a backup method of contraception.
Aprepitant (Emend)
Aprepitant can make Azurette less effective, perhaps increasing your chance of pregnancy. Talk with your healthcare provider before using these medications together. You may need to use a backup method of contraception.
Atorvastatin (Lipitor)
Atorvastatin may increase the level of Azurette in your blood, which can increase your risk of Azurette side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
Barbiturates
Barbiturates may cause your body to metabolize the hormones in Azurette too quickly, increasing your risk of pregnancy. Ask your healthcare provider if you should use a different method of contraception while taking a barbiturate.
Cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune)
Azurette may increase the level of cyclosporine in your blood, increasing the chance of side effects of cyclosporine. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. You may need a lower cyclosporine dosage, or you may need to switch to a different method of contraception.

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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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