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Drug Interactions With Carisoprodol

Certain Antibiotics or Antifungals
The liver metabolizes carisoprodol into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Some antibiotics affect this process (either increasing or decreasing it, depending on the particular antibiotic). It is not known how these interactions might change the effectiveness or side effects of carisoprodol.
 
Certain Antidepressants
The liver metabolizes carisoprodol into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Some antidepressants inhibit this process, increasing the level of carisoprodol and decreasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how these interactions might change the effectiveness or side effects of carisoprodol.
 
Certain Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)
The liver metabolizes carisoprodol into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Some proton pump inhibitors decrease this process, increasing the level of carisoprodol and decreasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how these interactions might change the effectiveness or side effects of carisoprodol.
 
Delavirdine (Rescriptor)
The liver metabolizes carisoprodol into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Delavirdine inhibits this process, increasing the level of carisoprodol and decreasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how this interaction might change the effectiveness or side effects of carisoprodol.
 
Gemfibrozil (Lopid)
The liver metabolizes carisoprodol into meprobamate, a different drug with anti-anxiety properties. Gemfibrozil inhibits this process, increasing the level of carisoprodol and decreasing the level of meprobamate in the blood. It is not known how this interaction might change the effectiveness or side effects of carisoprodol.
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