Dexamethasone Drug Interactions

Guanfacine
Dexamethasone may decrease the levels of guanfacine in your blood, potentially making it less effective. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to give you a higher guanfacine dosage.
 
Ixabepilone
Dexamethasone may decrease the levels of ixabepilone in your blood, potentially making it less effective. If you take these medications together, your healthcare provider may choose to give you a higher ixabepilone dosage.
 
Leflunomide
Dexamethasone may increase your risk for potentially serious leflunomide side effects. Your healthcare provider will monitor you more closely if you take these medications together.
 
Lenalidomide
Taking dexamethasone with lenalidomide may increase your risk for potentially serious blood clots. Your healthcare provider may choose to give you a medication to help prevent this, such as warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven).
 
Live Vaccinations
Since dexamethasone may weaken the immune system, it is generally recommended that people not receive live vaccinations while taking dexamethasone. People who take dexamethasone at high doses or for a long time should not receive live vaccinations for one to three months after stopping dexamethasone. Talk to your healthcare provider about this potential interaction before getting a vaccination.
 
Lurasidone
Dexamethasone may decrease the levels of lurasidone in your blood, potentially making it less effective. In general, these medications should not be taken together.
 
Maraviroc
Dexamethasone may decrease the levels of maraviroc in your blood, which could make it less effective. Your healthcare provider may choose to give you a higher maraviroc dosage if you take these medications together.
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