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Voltaren-XR Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail how the drugs mentioned above can cause potentially negative interactions when taken with Voltaren-XR.
 
ACE Inhibitors
Voltaren-XR might reduce the effectiveness of ACE inhibitors for lowering blood pressure and may also increase the risk of kidney damage. If you take Voltaren-XR with an ACE inhibitor, your healthcare provider should monitor your blood pressure to watch for this interaction.
 
ARBs
Combining Voltaren-XR with an ARB can increase the risk of kidney problems, especially in people who already have kidney problems, and can decrease the effectiveness of the ARB for lowering blood pressure.
 
Beta Blockers
Combining Voltaren-XR with a beta blocker may interfere with the beta blocker's ability to lower blood pressure. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
Bile Acid Sequestrants
Bile acid sequestrants can bind to Voltaren-XR in the digestive tract and delay its absorption into the body. To avoid this drug interaction, Voltaren-XR should be taken at least one hour before or four to six hours after the bile acid sequestrant has been taken.
 
Corticosteroids
Using corticosteroids with Voltaren-XR can increase the risk of bleeding. Your healthcare provider may choose to monitor you more closely or adjust your dose of these drugs.
 
Cyclosporine
Voltaren-XR may increase the level of cyclosporine in the blood, increasing the risk of serious cyclosporine side effects. In addition, this combination may increase the risk of kidney damage. Check with your healthcare provider before taking these medications together.
 
CYP 2C9 Inducers
The liver breaks down (metabolizes) this medication using certain enzymes known as CYP 2C9 enzymes. Several other medications, known as CYP 2C9 inducers, speed up these enzymes, potentially making Voltaren-XR less effective. Check with your healthcare provider before taking such medications together.
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