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Barbiturates, antibiotics, cyclosporine, and theophylline are among the drugs that can interact with Introvale. These reactions may result in an increased risk of side effects, or may decrease the effectiveness of the medications. If drug interactions are a concern, your healthcare provider may adjust your dosages or monitor you more carefully during treatment.

An Overview of Introvale Interactions

Introvale™ (levonorgestrel/ethinyl estradiol) is a prescription birth control pill (oral contraceptive) and is a generic version of Seasonale®. It can potentially react with numerous other medicines. Some of the drugs that may lead to interactions with Introvale include:
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Antibiotics
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Atorvastatin (Lipitor®) or combination medications that contain atorvastatin (Caduet®, Liptruzet™)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
     
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
 
 
 
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