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It is important for women who are taking Vestura to tell their healthcare provider about all other medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements they are taking. Negative interactions can occur when Vestura is combined with certain drugs, including certain antibiotics, St. John's wort, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Some of these reactions may cause various side effects or increase your risk for pregnancy.

An Introduction to Vestura Interactions

Vestura™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) may react with a number of other products. Some of the drugs that can interact with Vestura include but are not limited to:
 
  • ACE inhibitors, such as:
 
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs), such as:
 
 
 
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
 
  • Certain seizure medications, such as:
 
 
 
 
  • 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)
 
  • Potassium-sparing diuretics, such as:
 
 
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:
 
 
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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