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Ritonavir Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when ritonavir is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alfuzosin
Ritonavir and alfuzosin should never be taken together, due to the risk of dangerous reactions.
 
Antidepressants
Ritonavir can increase the level of many antidepressant medications in your blood. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease the dose of your antidepressant to prevent this interaction from occurring. There is one notable exception: ritonavir tends to decrease levels of bupropion (Aplenzin™, Budeprion XL®, Budeprion™ SR, Buproban™, Wellbutrin SR®, Wellbutrin XL™, Wellbutrin®, Zyban®).
 
Antipsychotic Medications
Ritonavir may increase the level of many antipsychotic medications in your blood. Check with your healthcare provider before combining ritonavir with one of these medications.
 
Arrhythmia Medications
Ritonavir should never be taken with amiodarone, flecainide, propafenone, or quinidine, due to the risk of serious side effects. Check with your healthcare provider before taking ritonavir with any arrhythmia medication, as it may increase the level of some of these medications in your blood.
 
Atovaquone
Ritonavir may decrease the level of atovaquone in your blood, and your healthcare provider may need to increase your atovaquone dosage to prevent this interaction from occurring.
 
Blood Pressure Medications
Ritonavir can increase the level of many blood pressure medications in your blood. Your healthcare provider may need to decrease the dose of your blood pressure medication as a result.
 
Bosentan
Ritonavir may increase the level of bosentan in your blood. Your healthcare provider may need to lower your bosentan dosage while you are taking ritonavir.

Ritonavir Tablet Information

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