Taking Luvox CR With Other Medicines

Mexiletine (Mexitil)
Luvox CR can increase the level of mexiletine in your blood. Your healthcare provider should monitor your blood levels, especially when starting or stopping Luvox CR.
 
Miscellaneous Antidepressants
Combining Luvox CR with other antidepressants may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any symptoms of serotonin syndrome, as it can be very dangerous.
  
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Taking Luvox CR and an MAOI together can cause life-threatening side effects. Never take an MAOI and Luvox CR at the same time, and do not take them within two weeks of each other.
 
Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
Combining Luvox CR and NSAIDs can increase your risk of stomach bleeding. Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Phenytoin (Dilantin, Phenytek)
Luvox CR can increase the level of phenytoin in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider should monitor your blood levels, especially when you are starting or stopping Luvox CR.
 
Pimozide (Orap)
Pimozide and Luvox CR should not be taken together, as the combination may cause a dangerous irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) called QT prolongation. Do not take these two medications together.
 
Propranolol (Inderal, Inderal LA, Innopran XL)
Luvox CR can increase the level of propranolol in your blood, perhaps increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of propranolol to prevent this interaction from occurring.
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