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Drug Interactions With Wymzya Fe

Before using Wymzya Fe, talk to your healthcare provider about any other medications you are taking. If certain medicines, such as antibiotics, barbiturates, or some seizure medications, are taken with Wymzya Fe, drug interactions may occur that could alter the amount of the medications in your blood. Some of these reactions may decrease the effectiveness of Wymzya Fe, which could increase your risk of pregnancy.

 

An Introduction to Wymzya Fe Interactions

Wymzya™ Fe (norethindrone/ethinyl estradiol) can potentially interact with numerous other medicines. The antibiotic-birth control interaction is the "classic" interaction that comes to most people's minds, but antibiotics are not the only medications that can interact with Wymzya Fe.
 
If you are ever unsure how to handle any particular Wymzya Fe drug interaction, it is wise to use a backup method of contraception, such as condoms, until you can check with your healthcare provider.
 
Some of the medications that may lead to Wymzya Fe drug interactions include:
 
  • Aminoglutethimide (Cytadren®)
  • Antibiotic medications
  • Aprepitant (Emend®)
  • Barbiturate medications, such as:
    • Amobarbital (Amytal®)
    • Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
    • Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
    • Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
    • Secobarbital (Seconal®)
     
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