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More Medications That Can Interfere With Marlissa

Dexamethasone
Combining dexamethasone with Marlissa may increase your risk of pregnancy. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together, as you may need to use a backup method of birth control.
 
Modafinil
Modafinil can make Marlissa less effective, possibly increasing your risk of pregnancy. Talk with your healthcare provider about this drug interaction, as you may need to use a backup method of contraception.
 
Numerous Seizure Medications
Some seizure medications may cause your body to metabolize the hormones in Marlissa too quickly, possibly increasing your risk of pregnancy. Ask your healthcare provider if you should use a different method of contraception while taking a seizure medication.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Using Marlissa with a protease inhibitor may increase your risk of pregnancy and can make the protease inhibitor less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining these two drugs.
 
Selegiline
The hormones in Marlissa may increase the level of selegiline in your blood, possibly increasing your risk of side effects. Your healthcare provider may need to lower your selegiline dosage, or may recommend an alternate form of contraception.
 
St. John's Wort
St. John's wort, a commonly used herbal supplement, may decrease the effectiveness of Marlissa, possibly increasing the chance of pregnancy. In general, you should not take St. John's wort while using Marlissa.
 
Theophylline
Marlissa may increase the level of theophylline in your blood, potentially increasing the chance of theophylline side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. You may need a lower theophylline dosage, or you may need to switch to a different method of contraception.
 
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