Medications That Interfere With Trifluoperazine
Trifluoperazine Interactions ExplainedThe following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when trifluoperazine is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
In general, people taking trifluoperazine should avoid alcohol (see Alcohol and Stelazine).
Trifluoperazine should not be combined with large doses of barbiturates, due to an increased risk of sedation and other problems.
Trifluoperazine can make seizure medications less effective or may increase the risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to adjust your dose of seizure medications to prevent these interactions from occurring.
Narcotics and Opiates
Trifluoperazine should not be combined with large doses of narcotics and opiates, due to an increased risk of sedation and other problems.
Combining trifluoperazine with propranolol may increase the amount of both medications in your blood, potentially increasing your risk of side effects. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
Trifluoperazine may make warfarin less effective. Depending on your individual situation, your healthcare provider may need to monitor you more closely and adjust your warfarin dosage as necessary.
Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With TrifluoperazineNot all drug interactions with trifluoperazine were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about the specific interactions that may apply to you. Because so many medications can cause dangerous interactions with trifluoperazine, you should not take any medication (including non-prescription medications) without first talking with your healthcare provider.