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Lo Minastrin Fe Drug Interactions

Certain seizure medications, antibiotics, and protease inhibitors may react with Lo Minastrin Fe. Many of these drug interactions can reduce the effectiveness of this birth control pill, possibly increasing the chance of unintentional pregnancy. To help reduce your risk, tell your healthcare provider about all other products you are taking, including vitamins, herbal supplements, and prescription and nonprescription drugs.

 

An Introduction to Interactions With Lo Minastrin Fe

Lo Minastrin™ Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) can potentially react with numerous other medicines. Sometimes, these interactions can be severe enough to cause unintentional pregnancy.
 
If you are not sure how to handle any particular Lo Minastrin Fe drug interaction, it is a good idea to use a backup method of contraception, such as condoms, until you can check with your healthcare provider. Some of the medications that may interfere with Lo Minastrin Fe include:
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Antibiotic medications
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
       
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