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Cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune)
Velivet may increase the level of cyclosporine in your blood, potentially increasing the chance of side effects of cyclosporine. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Your cyclosporine dose may need to be reduced, or you may need to switch to a different method of contraception.
 
Many Seizure Medications
Some seizure medications may cause your body to metabolize the hormones in Velivet too quickly, which could increase your risk of pregnancy. Ask your healthcare provider if you should use a different method of contraception while taking a seizure medication.
 
Modafinil (Provigil)
Modafinil may make Velivet less effective, possibly increasing your risk of pregnancy. Talk with your healthcare provider, as you may need to use a backup method of contraception.
 
Protease Inhibitors
Using Velivet with a protease inhibitor may increase your risk of pregnancy or may make the protease inhibitor less effective. Talk with your healthcare provider before combining these two medications.
 
Selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam, Zelapar)
The hormones in Velivet may increase the level of selegiline in your blood, perhaps 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 Velivet, possibly increasing the chance of pregnancy. In general, you should not take St. John's wort while using Velivet.
 
Theophylline (Uniphyl, Theocron, TheoCap, Theo-24, Elixophyllin)
Velivet may increase the level of theophylline in your blood, perhaps increasing the chance of theophylline side effects. Talk with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Your theophylline dose may need to be reduced, or you may need to switch to a different method of contraception.
 
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