Aralen Drug Interactions
Aralen Drug Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Aralen is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
Aralen may make agalsidase beta less effective. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
Aralen may decrease the amount of ampicillin in the body, potentially making it less effective. The manufacturer of Aralen recommends that these drugs be separated by at least two hours to reduce the chance of this interaction.
Taking antacids with Aralen may decrease the amount of Aralen your body absorbs. You should avoid using antacids within four hours of taking your Aralen dosage to reduce the risk of this interaction.
Aralen may increase the level of some beta blocker medications in your body, potentially lowering your blood pressure too much. If your blood pressure becomes too low, you may feel dizzy, lightheaded, or faint. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking Aralen with beta blocker medications. He or she may need to monitor your blood pressure more closely.
Certain Parasitic Medications
Aralen may decrease the level of some parasite medications in the blood, possibly making them less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these drugs together.
Aralen may make codeine less effective at controlling pain. If you take these medications together, you may notice that codeine does not work as well to relieve your pain. Talk to your healthcare provider about possible options for pain relief while you take Aralen.