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Drug Interactions With Gianvi

Several medications can cause drug interactions with Gianvi. These reactions could be severe enough to increase your risk of unintentional pregnancy, so it's important to talk to your healthcare provider before taking any other medicines with this birth control pill. Interactions may occur if Gianvi is combined with antibiotics, certain seizure medications, or St. John's wort, among other things.

An Introduction to Gianvi Interactions

Gianvi™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) can potentially interact with several other medicines. Some of the products that may lead to Gianvi drug interactions include:
 
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:

 

  
  • Antibiotics
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet®, Liptruzet™)
  • Barbiturates, such as:
     
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
 
 
 
  • Potassium products, such as:
     
    • Potassium chloride (K-Dur®, Klor-Con®, Micro-K®)
    • Potassium citrate (Urocit-K®, Polycitra-K®)
    • Potassium gluconate
    • Potassium phosphate (Neutra-Phos-K®, K-Phos®)
    • Salt substitutes (used to flavor food)
 
 
 
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