Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Inhalers

Among the drugs that can potentially interact with fluticasone inhalers are certain antibiotics or antifungals (such as erythromycin and clarithromycin) and protease inhibitors (such as amprenavir or atazanavir). Drug interactions with fluticasone inhalers can increase your risk of side effects by raising the level of fluticasone in your blood. You should make sure to talk with your healthcare provider or pharmacist about the drug interactions with fluticasone inhalers that may apply to you.

An Introduction to Drug Interactions With Fluticasone Inhalers

Fluticasone inhalers (Flovent®) can potentially interact with some other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to fluticasone inhaler interactions include:
 
  • Certain antibiotics or antifungals, including:

 

    • Clarithromycin (Biaxin®)
    • Erythromycin (Ery-Tab®)
    • Isoniazid (Nydrazid®)
    • Itraconazole (Sporanox®)
    • Ketoconazole (Nizoral®)
    • Miconazole
    • Telithromycin (Ketek®)
 
  • Protease inhibitors, such as:

 

 

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