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If certain antibiotics, seizure medications, or barbiturate medications are taken with Gildagia, drug interactions could occur. These potentially negative interactions may decrease the effectiveness of Gildagia, increasing your risk of unintentional pregnancy. Other medicines that may cause adverse reactions include aminoglutethimide, modafinil, and St. John's wort, just to name a few.


An Introduction to Gildagia Interactions

Gildagia™ (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol), which is a generic version of Ovcon® 35, can potentially react with numerous other medicines. In some cases, these interactions can be severe enough to lead to unintentional pregnancy. In such situations, a backup method of birth control, such as condoms, may be required. Some of the drugs that may interact with Gildagia include:
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Anastrozole (Arimidex®)
  • Antibiotics
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Primidone (Mysoline®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
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