Drug Interactions With Budesonide and Formoterol

Budesonide and Formoterol Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when budesonide and formoterol is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Beta Blockers
Taking budesonide and formoterol with a beta blocker can decrease the effectiveness of both medications. Additionally, people with asthma should generally avoid beta blockers, as they may worsen their condition. While some beta blockers are less likely than others to interact with budesonide and formoterol, all beta blockers can potentially cause problems.
 
Certain Antibiotics or Antifungals
Taking budesonide and formoterol with certain antibiotics or antifungals can increase the level of the combination drug in your blood, increasing your risk of side effects. Be sure to talk with your healthcare provider before taking budesonide and formoterol with certain antibiotics or antifungal medications.
 
Certain Diuretics
Taking budesonide and formoterol with certain diuretics can increase your risk of developing low potassium levels (hypokalemia), especially when you use the combination medication more frequently than recommended. Talk to your healthcare provider before using these medications together.
 
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
Budesonide and formoterol should be used with extreme caution in combination with MAOIs. Dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension) may result. Talk to your healthcare provider before combining budesonide and formoterol with an MAOI.
 
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Budesonide and formoterol should be used with extreme caution in combination with tricyclic antidepressants. Dangerously low blood pressure (hypotension) or an irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia) may result. Talk to your healthcare provider before combining budesonide and formoterol with a tricyclic antidepressant.
 
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